Make these up ahead of time and store in an airtight container for the holidays. They're super tasty and make a great gift as well in a nice tin or mason jar.
1/4 cup evaporated cane juice
2 heaping teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (I usedFrontier brand, which has cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg)
1/8 tsp salt
1 egg white
1-tablespoon pure vanilla extract
3 cups pecan halves/or walnuts
1.Mix sugar, pumpkin pie spice and salt in asmall bowl. Beat egg white and vanilla in a large bowl until foamy.
Add pecan halves: toss to coat well. Add spice mixture, toss to coat pecans evenly.
2.Spread pecans in a single layer on lightly greased baking sheet. (or parchment paper)
3.Bake in preheated 250F oven for 1 hour, stirring once. Cool slightly and break apart.
Cool completely. Store in airtight container( up to 2 weeks).