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5 mins
10 mins

One of the girls at work makes these every year and we go crazy over them. She finally shared her recipe so I want to share it with you. (She deep frys these but you can fry them on the stovetop)

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  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Blanch pecans for 5 min.
  3. Remove from heat and drain well.
  4. Transfer hot pecans to large bowl and toss with confectioners sugar to coat.
  5. Heat oil to appox 350 deg.
  6. Carefully add pecans in small batches and fry until golden and crunchy.
  7. Remove pecans and put on baking pan.
  8. Season nuts with pepper and salt mixture.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Store in airtight container.
  11. (If you fry the pecans and they look soggy at all, add the pepper mixture and place them in the oven at 350 deg until crunchy.).