Crockpot Sugared Pecans or Walnuts

Spiced Pecans
Photo: Diana Rattray
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 3 hrs 15 mins
Total: 3 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 8 to 10 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
417 Calories
42g Fat
12g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 to 10
Amount per serving
Calories 417
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 192mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious spiced pecans or walnuts recipe is prepared in a slow cooker. Toss a handful in a fresh salad to give your lunch a boost or snack on them throughout the day.

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces pecans, or walnut halves

  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter, melted

  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Steps to Make It

  1. Turn slow cooker to high about 15 minutes in advance.

  2. In hot slow cooker, stir together the nuts and butter. Add the confectioners' sugar, stirring to blend and coat evenly. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and remove ​the lid.

  4. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 2 to 3 hours, or until the nuts are coated with a crisp glaze.

  5. Transfer the nuts to a bowl.

  6. In another small bowl, combine the spices; sift over the nuts, stirring to coat evenly.

  7. Let cool before serving.

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