sugared pecans

Sugared Pecans

Makes 2 homemade gifts, each 2 cups or 4 cups total.

3/4 lb. pecans
2 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 lb. melted butter

Whip whites & salt in mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. 

Slowly add sugar while mixing.

Whip until stiff peaks form & whites are pasty like marshmallow.

Combine egg whites with melted butter.

Spread onto sheet pan & bake at 325.

Stir every 10 minutes until nuts are dry & fragrant.

Bag, tag and gift it. 
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