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Roasted Cinnamon Pecans

Breads & Desserts


1/2 pound pecans
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon stevia, or more to taste
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roast pecans for 10 to 15 minutes. Melt butter in a saucepan large enough to hold pecans after roasted. Stir in remaining ingredients and set aside. Toss hot roasted pecans in saucepan with melted mixture and stir to coat. Serve slightly warm or cooled. Refrigerate leftover pecans.


The recipe was published in the December 2019 Issue as part of Rebecca Turner's "Plated" On the Menu section. Rebecca Turner is an author, registered dietitian, radio host, television presenter and a certified specialist in sports dietetics with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A lifelong Mississippian, she has spent the last decade offering no-nonsense nutrition guidance that allows you to enjoy good health and good food. Her book, “Mind Over Fork,” challenges the way you think, not the way you eat. Find her on social media and online at

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