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Easy Candied Nuts Recipe

An easy and crunchy candied nut that is great for snacking or gift giving.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied nuts, easy candied nuts, peanuts, pecans
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 302kcal


  • 4 cups pecans
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Gradually stir in sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Then fold in nuts.
  • Spread the mixture on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes until toasted and crispy. (I used a spatula and carefully turned it over every 10 minutes)
  • Store in an airtight container.


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg