Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe – better than those nuts you find at the mall or fair!


These slow-roasted whole pecans coated in an egg white and sugar glaze spiced with cinnamon make a wonderful snack for any occasion

This homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe is made with only 6 ingredients & is WAY better than the nuts from the mall or fair! Plus, they’re gluten & dairy-free & freezer-friendly! Make a batch, store them in the freezer and use as a salad topper or enjoy as a sweet snack!

You know when you’re walking through the mall and you smell something amazing? You look around and realize that the heavenly aroma is coming from a glazed nut stand…so you casually  walk by because you know there will be a free sample…oh, don’t mind if I do…

Well, these Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans are better than those nuts you find at the mall or fair! They are so easy to make and have very few ingredients! This recipe has been a staple in my life for about 9 years now.  I always have these on hand. Always. They’re totally freezer friendly, so you can make a batch, eat some warm from the oven {of course} and freeze the rest to toss on salads or enjoy as a sweet snack!

They also make amazing gifts for friends and neighbors for the holidays! Wrap them in a cute cellophane bag or mason jar and give your loved ones an extra special treat this year!

To Make this Recipe You’Il Need the following ingredients:


  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1lb pecan halves (1 pound)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon (your preference)
  • ½ teaspoon salt

How to make it: 

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees
  • Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray
  • Mix sugar, cinnamon and salt in a large ziploc bag
  • Whisk egg white, water and vanilla in a large bowl until frothy (you can use a fork or electric mixer,
  • either works just fine)
  • Add pecans to large bowl and stir to combine, coating each pecan in egg white mixture
  • Pour coated pecans into ziploc bag, seal and shake to fully coat in cinnamon/sugar mixture
  • Spread out in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet
  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
  • Source : food,com

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