Cinnamon Sugared Pecans.
1 large egg white
3 cups pecan halves
1/3 cup cinnamon & sugar
For a cinnamon sugar mixture:
use one tablespoon cinnamon to 1/4 cup sugar.
Be sure to use good quality cinnamon.
2 teaspoons good vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
1. Whisk the egg white in a cup. Pour the egg whites over the nuts, stirring until the nuts are coated with egg white.
2. In a small bowl, stir the cinnamon, vanilla, sugar, and salt together. Add the cinnamon sugar mixture to the nuts, a little a time, while stirring.
3. Spread the coated nuts on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes without stirring. Use a spatula to remove the nuts from the hot baking sheet immediately. Allow to cool thoroughly before storing in tightly closed container. Store in a cool place.