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Cinnamon Sugar Coated Pecans

  • 1 c. light brown sugar
  • 3 TBSP. water
  • 1-1/2 tsp. pure vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-lb. halved pecans

Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Whisk together first five ingredients and cook over low heat until bubbly. Add pecans and make sure all pecans are coated. Place pecans on baking sheet lined with parchment paper separating as much as possible. Bake for one hours stirring every 15 minutes. Let cool and serve.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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