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chocolate chili spiced pecans

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Spiced pecans with cocoa, chipotle and chili powder for a gift from the kitchen or appetizer. Gluten-free and only 20 minutes to make.


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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup, preferably golden or amber
  • 2 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. Stir brown sugar, maple syrup and butter in a medium bowl. Add pecans, cocoa, chili, chipotle and salt and stir to coat. Spread the nuts out on the parchment lined baking sheet and bake until the cocoa mixture is bubbling, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir nuts and continue baking until the nuts are sticky and the maple mixture is coating them, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Let cool.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 115
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 101 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 2 g

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