Holiday Gifts From the Kitchen - From Rita


PEPPERED PECANS

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter

3 cups pecan halves

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Hot pepper sauce, like Tabasco, to taste - start with a teaspoon and go from there

Seasoned salt to taste - start with 1/2 teaspoon and go from there

Instructions

Preheat oven to 250. Melt butter and stir in garlic, hot pepper sauce and seasoned salt.

Pour pecans into sprayed 9x13 pan in a single layer.

Drizzle butter mixture over nuts and stir to coat well.

Bake 1 hour or until nuts are crisp, stirring every 15 minutes. Let cool and store at room temperature in airtight container up to 1 month.

PS - for the hot chocolate mix with white chocolate morsels that I talked about on your show Sat Nov 28, check out my abouteating.com site.