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Classic sugared nuts

Time 50 minutes
Yields Serves 16
Classic sugared nuts
1

Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2

Place the egg whites in a large stainless steel bowl and whisk until frothy. Slowly whisk in the sugar and salt until thick. Fold in the pecans and toss until well coated.

3

Transfer the pecans to the baking sheet and arrange in a single layer. Place in the oven and bake, stirring gently every 15 minutes, until the meringue covers the nuts with a chewy, pale golden brown coating, 35 to 40 minutes.

4

Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes, then remove the nuts from the pan with a metal spatula and set aside to cool before serving.

To toast nuts, spread them on a baking pan and toast at 350 degrees until fragrant and lightly browned, about 10 minutes.

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