There are spiced pecans and then there are Mississippi spiced pecans.
Mississippi Spiced Pecans
Total Time: 30 minutes
1 lb. pecan halves
1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Pinch of cayenne
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Preheat oven to 350 F. Spread pecans on a large baking sheet. Roast until fragrant, about 12 minutes. Watch carefully so they don’t burn.
Combine brown sugar, salt, thyme, rosemary, pepper and cayenne in a small bowl. Transfer the roasted pecans to a large bowl, drizzle with oil and toss well to coat completely. Sprinkle with the spice mixture and toss again. Serve warm or let cool completely and store in an airtight
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