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Mississippi spiced pecans

Recipe Information

Servings 32 (Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons)
Preparation Time 0 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Pecans
Category Nuts, Fats, & Oils
Meal Snack
Type Appetizer
Cuisine American
Cook Method Baking
Diet Diabetes Meal Plan; Gluten Free; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; Vegetarian; Vegan


  • 1 pound pecan halves 

  • 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar 

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped,

  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 

  • Pinch of cayenne pepper 

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 



  • Preheat the oven to 350�F.

  • Place the pecans on a large baking sheet, spreading into an even layer. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until fragrant, taking care not to burn.

  • In a large bowl, mix all the remaining ingredients except for the olive oil. Add the pecans to a second large bowl, top with oil, and toss until well-coated. Add the spice mixture to the pecan bowl, and toss again. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in an airtight container.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 107cal

  • Total Fat: 11g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 53mg

  • Carbohydrate: 2g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Protein: 1g