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These are great in a dessert, or even just by themselves (we won’t tell!). Bourbon gives a sweetness to these tasty pecan recipes, and the spices make it very fall!
Almost every weekend in the summer we take a trip down to the Omaha Farmer’s Market to load up on fresh produce, locally produced cheeses and occasionally a couple of goodies. We love wandering around the market, checking out the various offerings of each booth and enjoying the festival like atmosphere.
One of our favorite parts is a booth that makes German Roasted Nuts fresh during the time the market is open.
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The nuts are coated in sugar, cinnamon and Pure Vanilla Extract and roasted in a big Mauviel M’150c2 Stockpot with Lid which makes the aroma of the roasting process fill the air with a delicious warm scent.
We love snacking on these treats, especially during the months when the market is open, but during those months when the market isn’t open, it would be nice to have these for a snack at home.
We decided to make our version of these roasted nuts, Bourbon Candied Pecan recipes at home so we could snack on them year round.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Pecan Recipes?
- Brown Sugar
- Vanilla Extract
- Egg White
Drawing inspiration from the classic French candy the praline, our Bourbon Candied Pecans use roasted pecans, the warmth of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and the sweetness of honey and brown sugar to make this crunchy sweet treat. A splash of Kentucky bourbon adds a rich layer of decadence.
The sweet coating of sugar and spices forms a crisp crunchy outer shell that surrounds the roasted pecan. Roasting the pecans brings out the rich nutty sweetness while crisping up the candied shell. You can use these to top some ice cream, for a sweet addition to pancakes or waffles, or just to snack on!
If You want More Cinnamon Recipes, Try These!
- Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls
- The Spiced Pear
- Clove and Cider
- Canned Biscuit Doughnuts
- Homemade Mulling Spices
Like this recipe? Try these below, too!
More Boozy Nut Recipes
- Bourbon Old Fashioned Glazed Nuts – Serious Eats
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A boozy touch to these candied pecans that are reminiscent of pralines.
- dash nutmeg and cloves
- 1 Tbsp bourbon
- 1/2 lb pecans halves
- 1/2 Tbsp honey
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/8 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 250°. Line baking sheet with foil.
In a large bowl, combine the sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.
Stir and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the egg white, whiskey, vanilla and honey.
Whisk together until frothy.
Add the pecans and stir to coat.
With a slotted spoon or fork, remove pecans and add them to the sugar mixture, don't dump in the extra liquid.
Pour pecans out onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes or so.
The pecans will be sticky until they cool.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 12.1gSaturated Fat: 1.4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 4mgCarbohydrates: 13.3gFiber: 1.9gSugar: 11.4gProtein: 2.1g
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