Makes 3 cups. Recipe is from “Cajun Christmas Food Focus Booklet.”
3 tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
½ teaspoon Tabasco pepper sauce
3 cups pecan halves
1. Preheat oven to 250 F. In small skillet melt butter; add garlic and Tabasco sauce. Cook 1 minute. Toss pecans with the butter mixture; spread in single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.
2. Bake for 45 minutes or until pecans are crisp and browned. Stir occasionally. Make sure you don’t burn them.