Crockpot Sugared Pecans or Walnuts

Spiced Pecans
Photo: Diana Rattray
  • 3 hrs 45 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 Servings
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A delicious spiced pecans or walnuts recipe that 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.

What You'll Need

  • 16 ounces pecans or walnut halves
  • 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

How 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 powdered 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.
  1. Let cool before serving.

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