Sweet and Spicy Pecans
¼ cup sugar
1 cup warm water
1 cup pecan halves
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp chili powder
⅛ tsp ground red pepper
Stir together ¼ cup sugar and 1 cup warm water until sugar dissolves.
Add pecan halves, and soak 10 minutes.
Drain, discarding sugar mixture.
Combine 2 tablespoons sugar, chili powder and red pepper.
Add pecans, tossing to coat.
Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Bake in oven at 350° F for 10 minutes or until pecans are golden brown, stirring once.
Use in Baby Blue Salad in the Salads Section or just as a healthy snack!