Candied Pecans from Dancing Bear Lodge

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 3 cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 90 mins

For a little heat, add 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper to the sugar mixture.


2tablespoons brown sugar
1tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/8teaspoon salt
1-- egg white
3cups pecan halves


  1. Preheat oven to 175F.
  2. Mix brown sugar, flour and salt in a bowl and set aside. In another bowl, beat egg white until foamy; slowly beat in sugar mixture. Fold in pecans. Transfer pecans to a parchment-lined baking pan. Spread in a single layer. Bake about 1½ hours. Cool completely. Break pecans apart.

Recipe courtesy of Dancing Dear Lodge, Townsend, Tenn.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 200
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 20g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 120mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%