Friday, May 3, 2013

Spiced Pecans

Tea service for Tea With the Parlor Maid continues. Each table had a silver serving bowl that contained Spiced Pecans providing something for the guests to nibble on before tea service would begin.  "The menus were wonderfully varied and tempting.  I stayed at the table from soup to nuts." Titanic passenger Kate Buss.

Spiced Pecans
2 egg whites
1 pound pecan halves
1 c. sugar
2-1/2 tsp. apple pie spice
1/2 tsp. salt
Mix egg whites with 2 tsps. water in a large bowl, and beat until frothy. Add pecans and stir until well coated.  Combine sugar, spices and salt.  Pour over nuts.  Mix well. Spread coated nuts on a lightly oiled 11 x 15 shallow pan.  Bake at 250 degrees, stirring every 20 minutes until coating hardens, about an hour.  Store in an air tight container.  Will keep for a month, provided no one knows what is in the container!


La Tea Dah said...

Yummy! These look delicious. I really like candied nuts of all sorts. I suspect that this would work very well with the flax seed gel (like used for candied flowers) instead of eggs as well --- in case you ever have to make them for someone who has egg allergies. :D It is amazing what can be done with flax seed gel.

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Marilyn said...

Oh yum! I just love pecans made like this and know I would have gobbled the whole little dish on the table. Thanks for the recipe.

Angela McRae said...

Mmm! I've had spiced pecans before, but the addition of the apple pie spice sounds extra good!