Today I thought to change things a bit. Lately, I have been obsessed with no-bakes, now I want to try something, well, not new but something I rarely make. Let’s go gluten and dairy-free with this simple homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans. Super easy and quick to make and great as a salad topper or sweet snack! All you need are a few simple ingredients to make it. And when you do, your house will smell like heaven! You can make these cinnamon sugar pecans in batches as they are freezer friendly. Also, these are super amazing to give as gifts. Just wrap them in a cute tiny bag or jar. These tender, cinnamon glazed, and roasted pecans are the simplest yet heartwarming to make. Perfect not only for holidays but for every day!


1 egg white
2 teaspoons water
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 lb pecan halves (1 pound)
1 cup of sugar
½ – 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon (your preference)
½ teaspoon salt

How to make Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 250 degrees.

Step 2: Spray with cooking spray the baking sheet you will use.

Step 3: In a large Ziploc bag, combine the sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

Step 4: In a large bowl, whisk the egg white, water, and vanilla until frothy. Use a fork or electric mixer, either of them is fine.

Step 5: Stir in the pecans to the egg white mixture until completely coated.

Step 6: Once the pecans are coated, transfer them into the Ziploc bag.

Step 7: Seal the bag and shake to thoroughly coat the pecans with cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Step 8: Make sure to coat the pecans completely before you pour and spread them onto the prepared baking sheet.

Step 9: Place the pecans inside the preheated oven and bake for about an hour. Make sure to stir the pecans every 20 minutes.

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