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Spicy Pecans with CranberriesPecans

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

December 16, 2012



  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Cheyenne pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries



  1. Preheat oven to 225.
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Stir in pecans. Combine sugar, salt and pepper. Add to pecan mixture; toss well. Spread mixture in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 225 for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven; cool completely. Stir in cranberries.
  3. Note: Store in an airtight container for up to one week.


Nutrition Information

Calories: 91
Calories from fat: 76%
Fat: 7.7 g
Saturated fat: 0.7 g
Monounsaturated fat: 4.6 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4 g
Protein: 1.2 g
Carbohydrate: 4.8 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Iron: 0.3 mg
Sodium: 98 mg
Calcium: 1 mg



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