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Category: Desserts

Caramelized pecans

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Total time: 25 minutes | Makes 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves

Step 1Melt butter in small skillet over medium-high heat and add sugar and nuts. Stir constantly until sugar loses grainy appearance, about 5 minutes.

Step 2Pour nuts onto sheet of aluminum foil and let cool about 15 minutes. Store up to 2 days in airtight container.

Each tablespoon:
59 calories; 7 mg sodium; 2 mg cholesterol; 5 grams fat; 3 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.12 grams fiber.
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