Orange Glazed Nuts

Orange Glazed Nuts

Sweet, luscious oranges and your choice of spices add a layer of tasty goodness to pecans in this delicious recipe. Perfect for parties or time spent at home enjoying movies or TV, it includes a sweet-spicy option and a sweet-hot option to mix things up.
Course Appetizer


  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest finely grated
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups pecans

Optional seasonings

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon AND
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger OR
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger AND
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli pepper flakes crushed


  • Preheat the oven to 250F and thoroughly grease a cookie sheet.
  • Beat the egg whites in a medium bowl until they are foamy.
  • Add the salt, orange juice and zest, and your choice of seasonings. Mix well.
  • Beat in the sugar. Make sure the mixture is thoroughly blended.
  • Fold in the pecans to coat thoroughly.
  • Spoon them onto the prepared baking sheet and bake in the oven for 45 to 60 minutes, until they are crispy glazed but not overly browned. Turn every 15 minutes.
  • Allow the nuts to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 10 days.


Note: You can substitute almonds, walnuts or Brazil nuts for the pecans.
Keyword holidays, Oranges
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