Nuts are a healthy and satisfying snack. My everyday routine is to eat a handful of raw almonds, but sometimes I crave a little something extra. That’s when I reach for these sweet and salty glazed pecans. I love the combination of maple and garam masala, but if you don’t have the spice blend you can substitute cinnamon.
Spiced Maple Pecans
2 cups pecan halves
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Dash cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking sheet (15- x 10-inch) with foil. Lightly coat foil with oil or cooking spray; set aside.
Place pecans in a medium bowl. Drizzle with maple syrup; stir. Sprinkle with garam masala, ginger and cayenne pepper; stir to coat.
Spread mixture in a single layer in prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Bake 10 minutes, stir. Bake 10 to 15 minutes more or until toasted, stirring every 5 minutes.
Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.
Makes 2 cups