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Chapter: Party Appetizers and Snacks Recipes
Section: Nuts
Recipe: Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans

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Maple Citrus Roasted Pecans
8 ounces Raw Pecan Halves
1/4 cup pure Maple Syrup (we prefer Grade B ~ the darker, more flavorful
pinch of fine Sea Salt
1 teaspoon Orange Extract
pinch of ground Ginger

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Place nuts
in a single layer on a parchment or Silpat lined rimmed baking sheet. Roast
until fragrant about 10 minutes. Flip once during with a pair of tongs.
Reduce oven heat to 300 degrees F.

In a medium sauce pan bring the rest of the ingredients to a boil over
medium high heat. Turn off the heat. Toss roasted pecans in the mixture
with a heat proof spatula.

Evenly spread the pecans back onto the lined cookie tray. Be sure they are
in a single layer. Bake nuts for 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and let
the nuts cool before serving.

Store in a air tight container in the refrigerator.

Notes: Simply double or triple this recipe according to your needs.

From: FamilyFreshCooking.com by Marla Meridith
Marla Meridith