Sugar Free Cinnamon Pecans
These holiday-favorite spiced nuts get a healthy upgrade with sticky-sweet Medjool dates instead of added sugars.
- 12 medium dates, Medjool
- 6 tablespoon water
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 tablespoon salt
- 2 cup, halves pecans
Soak dates for 1 hour or longer in water.
After dates have soaked sufficiently (soft to the touch), place in blender.
Add water, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt and blend until it’s saucy. Pour over the 2 cups of pecans.
Pour coated nuts onto cookie sheet lined with wax or parchment paper. Put in oven at the lowest setting your oven can go (170° was mine). Bake for 2-3 hours, stirring once or twice.
Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 887mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 50g