Spice Toasted Pecans

By: Marge Perry & David Bonom

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3/4 cup pecan halves
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
5 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat a Farberware Neat Nest 8-Inch Nonstick Skillet over low heat. Add the pecans and cook, shaking the pan often, until toasted, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Return the skillet to the stove over low heat and melt the butter. Stir in the sugar and water; cook, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved, about 30-40 seconds. Add the pecans and cook, stirring, until well coated,1 minute. Stir in the cumin, cinnamon, and salt and cook 1 minute longer. Transfer the nuts to a plate in a single layer and allow to cool.