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Spiced Sweet & Savoury Pecans

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins

Spiced Sweet & Savoury Pecans

 1 tbsp Fresh rosemary leavesfinely chopped
 2 tsp Ground cinnamon
 1 tsp Ground cardamom
 ¾ tsp Allspice
 ½ tsp Ground cloves
 ¼ tsp Ground cayenne
 ½ tsp Fine sea salt
 ¼ tsp Black pepper
 ¼ cup Vegan spread/margarine
  cup Honeaor other honey substitute
 2 tbsp Maple syrup
 4 cups Whole pecans
 ¼ cup Raw cane or other large grain sugarfor dusting

Place the oven rack in the centre of the oven and pre-heat oven to 175C/350F. Line a large, rimmed baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.


Combine rosemary, cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, cloves, cayenne, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl. Stir to combine and set aside.


Add the vegan spread to a small skillet set over medium heat. When it’s mostly melted, add the honea and maple syrup and stir to combine. Heat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat and set aside.


Place the pecans in a large bowl and pour the melted vegan spread mixture on top. Add the spice mixture and stir until the pecans are completely coated in both.


Transfer the coated pecans to the lined baking tray and spread into a single layer without overcrowding. Place the baking tray into the pre-heated oven and bake for 15 minutes, give the pecans a good stir, then bake for a further 15 minutes.


Remove from the oven and cool for 5-10 minutes. Sprinkle half the coarse sugar on top and stir to combine. Repeat with the remaining sugar and cool completely. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size cups

Servings 0