Yield: 24 servings

Candied Cinnamon Pecans

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Crunchy and sweet Candied Cinnamon Pecans are a welcome treat anytime of year! Add these candied nuts to your holiday baking list or roast a batch whenever you need a tasty treat to share with loved ones.


  • 2 pounds pecan halves
  • 2 large egg whites, beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • pinch of kosher salt


  1. Beat egg whites with a whisk for a minute until frothy. Add sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Beat again. Fold in pecan halves until completely coated.
  2. Line a 15x10x1 baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour pecans onto parchment and bake in a 225 degree oven for one hour. Stir pecans ever 15 minutes.
  3. Remove and cool completely. ENJOY!


  • Storage: Place pecans in an airtight container at room temperature and store for up to one month.
  • Substitutions: Use up to 2 lbs of a variety of nuts, including walnuts, almonds, and cashews for a nutty twist!
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 296Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 4gSugar: 10gProtein: 4g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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