Pumpkin Spice Sugared Pecans
A wonderful, easy fall treat. Great for snacking, sprinkled on salads and desserts. Perfect for gifting.
- 2 pounds shelled pecan halves
- 2 egg whites
- 2 teaspoons cold water
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Place pecans in a large mixing bowl.
Separately, froth egg whites and cold water together.
Pour over pecans and mix thoroughly.
Stir in remaining ingredients: sugar, salt and spices
Transfer to a large baking or roasting pan.
Bake at 225 degrees, uncovered for one and a half hours.
Stir every thirty minutes.
Cool, then store in an airtight container.