Candied spiced pecans with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and sugar. A great gift for the holidays
2 cups pecans
½ cup granulated sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp allspice
¼ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp nutmeg
½ cup butter
1 tsp maple extract
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp brown sugar
Preheat oven to 300
Line a cookie sheet with tin foil and coat with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a shallow bowl sift together granulated sugar, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together maple extract, brown sugar and water.
Over medium heat, melt butter in a skillet. slowly whisk in brown sugar mixture and bring to a boil. Add pecans and stir to coat. Simmer for about 1-2 minutes until well coated.
With a slotted spoon, transfer pecans to the reserved sugar and spice bowl. Coat pecans with sugar.
Place pecans evenly on prepared cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Stir pecans and bake for an additional 15 minutes. Let cool completely before serving.