Candied Curried Pecans


3 cups
1 ½ t. onion powder
1 ½ t. garlic powder
1 ¼ t. kosher salt
¾ t. curry powder
¼ t. cayenne
2 T. unsalted butter
2 T. honey
3 c. pecan halves


Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Mix onion powder, garlic powder, 1 t. salt, curry powder and cayenne in small bowl. Melt butter and honey and remaining ¼ t. salt in heavy saucepan over medium heat.

Add pecan halves and stir to coat. Remove from heat. Add spice mixture and toss well. Spread pecans in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake until dry and toasted— about 40 minutes. Cool completely. Separate pecans. Store in airtight container. Bon Appetit—November 2002