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Hot and Spicy Pecans


Make this delicious and easy appetizer recipe for Hot and Spicy Pecans and store it in a tightly covered container for the holidays.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 16 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1-2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper, salt, and garlic powder and mix well. Stir in the pecans and mix gently. Then sprinkle chili powder over all and gently toss to coat.

Spread the coated pecans on a medium baking sheet, and bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until the pecans are toasted. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes, then cool completely before storing. Store tightly covered in cool place for 3-4 days.

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