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Sweet and Spicy Pecans

Sweet Spicy Pecans are coated in sugary mix with a little kick.  Perfect by themselves, toss them in a trail mix or throw some in a salad! 
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet Spicy Pecans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com


  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 3/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 16 oz Pecan Halves


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl mix together sugar and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium microwavable bowl heat honey and cayenne powder together for 20 seconds or until honey is really liquified.
  • Toss pecans into honey and stir until completely coated.
  • Place onto a baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Cool for 5 minutes and then sprinkle with sugar mixture and toss to coat. Cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container.