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Candied Pecans and Cranberries Snack Mix

candied pecans and cranberries snack mix Snack
Candied Pecans and Cranberries Snack Mix
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

No joke, these candied pecans are basically magic: We’re talking just 5 ingredients and 20 minutes to prep. Coated in sugar, butter and cinnamon and mixed with dried cranberries, they’re a perfect in-a-pinch hostess gift that will get you invited back time and time again. Great for party favors, too! ...MORE+ LESS-

November 8, 2017

Ingredients

2
cups pecan halves
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons butter
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
cup dried cranberries

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 18x13-inch rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat pecans, sugar and butter over medium heat 8 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until sugar has melted and pecans are coated. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with salt and cinnamon; stir again to combine.
  • 3
    Transfer nuts to sheet pan; separate with fork. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Break apart nuts if needed.
  • 4
    Mix with cranberries. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • Walnuts can be substituted for the pecans.
  • If you’d like to add a little heat, just add 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) to the nuts along with the salt and cinnamon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
24g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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