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Candies Pecans

  • 8 oz shelled pecans
  • ½ stick butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water

Melt butter in sauté pan over medium heat

Mix in brown sugar until smooth

Add water and mix well

Add pecans and toss to coat

Increase heat and cook until water evaporates stirring occasionally

Remove pecans from pan with slotted spoon and spread on a non-stick cooking sheet or on a cookie sheet with parchment paper. (spread evenly otherwise pecans will stick to each other)

Sprinkle lightly with kosher salt – add your favorite pepper mixture for a spicy pecan

Bake in a 250ºoven until pecans are dry.