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         Kentucky Derby Dates

Spicy Pecans
 
Soak pitted Deglet Noor Dates in Kentucky Bourbon overnight. Place a spicy pecan in the center. Roll in granulated sugar and store.
   
 
Ingredients                             
Measure
Pecan halves
4 cups
 
Unsalted butter, melted
6 Tbs.
 
Pasilla powder
4 tsp
 
Packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
 

Directions

 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
 
2. Toss pecans and butter in a large bowl until coated
 
3. Sprinkle chile powder over the nuts and toss
 
4. Add sugar
 
5. Use fingers to keep sugar from lumping
 
6. Dump onto sheet pan, bake for 20 minutes
 
7. Store in an airtight container
 
 
YIELD: 50 Servings: 1 sheet pan