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Pecans Diablo

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


5 cups

Spices showcase pecans in a new light. This recipe is a zesty snack for any party, but the heat of the pecans well suits the cool, crisp evenings that come with Halloween. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 5 cups pecan halves
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the butter, rosemary, cayenne and basil. Add pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with salt.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° until pecans are crisp, 17-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 276 calories, 29g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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