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Pecans for whiskey spiced pecans.

Inspired and Spirited Spiced Pecans

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  • Author: Lisa Keys
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: serves 12 1x


addictive snack



3 cups pecan halves

1 egg white

1 tablespoon whiskey (Jack Daniel’s of course) or bourbon

1/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

pinch of cayenne pepper

few grates fresh nutmeg or 1/8 teaspoon jarred stuff

fleur de sel


  1. Place pecans in a zippered plastic bag. In small bowl, lightly beat egg white and whiskey; add to pecans. Coat pecans with egg white mixture.
  2. Mix sugar, cinnamon cayenne and nutmeg; add to bag and shake to coat pecans well.
  3. Spread pecans in a single layer over parchment lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle evenly with fleur de sel making sure each pecan gets some.
  4. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring, every 10 minutes, so nuts bake evenly and don’t stick to each other. Cool.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: American