A coating of spicy and sweet turns toasted pecans into a holiday food that makes a great food gift or party snack. Make these ahead of time to give out at the holidays--just store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 1 month.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; set aside. In a medium bowl combine pecan halves, liqueur or maple syrup and oil. Stir in sugar and chile. Spread in prepared pan.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in a 250 degrees F. oven for 45 minutes, stirring twice. Spread on a large piece of foil to cool. Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 1 month. Makes 2-1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

192 calories; 18 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 16 mg sodium. 8 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein;

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