One of our favorite snacks and a perfect little nibble for the holidays, tailgating events, or other parties are these simple roasted pecan halves. They really are so simple to make that I'm not sure I should even call it a recipe. I had never thought of including them here on my blog because they are so simple, but then a friend called me the other day and asked me how I made them. A few days later we made a big sheet pan of roasted pecans for my husband to take with him to the local colleg
My Roasted Pecan Recipe (super easy) * 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter * 1 teaspoon salt * 2 cups pecans * Melt the butter and add salt until mixed * Pour mixture over pecans and mix until coated * Spread out on cookie sheet * Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes * Remove immediately and place on paper towels (I usually place mine on parchment paper to cool) * If you use salted butter then just cut back on the teaspoon of salt to ½ teaspoon.
How to ROAST raw pecans: in a single layer at 300 degrees for about 10 minutes on oil-sprayed foil placed over a cookie sheet. Move them around with a spatula half-way thru. You know they're done when they smell great! Watch carefully so they don't burn.