A medley of warm spices tempered with a touch of brown sugar is a great match for rich, nutritious pecans. They make a perfect nibble with a drink before dinner or afterward with a cup of espresso.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Fall 2004
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Combine chili powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, brown sugar and garlic powder in a small bowl. Toss pecans and Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the pecans, tossing to coat. Spread the spiced nuts on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake the pecans, tossing every 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned and very fragrant, about 35 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; sprinkle with salt and toss well. Let cool.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Refrigerate chili pecans in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

199.8 calories; protein 2.8g 6% DV; carbohydrates 5.9g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 3.4g 14% DV; sugars 1.9g; fat 20g 31% DV; saturated fat 1.7g 9% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 569.5IU 11% DV; vitamin c 0.8mg 1% DV; folate 6.7mcg 2% DV; calcium 32.2mg 3% DV; iron 1.3mg 7% DV; magnesium 35.8mg 13% DV; potassium 168.5mg 5% DV; sodium 221.2mg 9% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.

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Rating: 2 stars
12/27/2012
I found these pecans need a little something more so I served them with semi-sweet chocolate chips. The spices and dark chocolate make a perfect medley. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Very good. not too spicey. Yummo Read More