More Great Recipes: Appetizer | Nuts


Barton's Peppered Pecans


User Avatar
Member since 2008
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

I got this recipe during a class that I took with Barbara Tropp back in the early 80's in Berkeley, CA. Peppercorns are considered an aphrodisiac around my house. Use care in the type of peppercorns that you choose here, quality will tell.


Ingredients You'll Need

1/4 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon kosher salt
2 Tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
1 c pecan halves


Directions

1 c pecan halves


Combine the sugar, salt, and pepper.


Heat a very heavy skillet over high heat until hot enough to evaporate a drop of water on contact. Add the pecans and toss for a minute to bring the nut oil to the surface.


Sprinkle the nuts with half of the spice mixture and shake the pan vigorously until the sugar melts, about 1 minute. Add the remaining mixture and continue shaking the pan until the sugar melts again and coats the pecans.


Immediately turn the nuts out onto a baking sheet. When they are cool enough for you to handle, separate with your fingers. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.


Questions, Comments & Reviews


Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

485 Downloads
FREE
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

11848 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51211 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana