• Prep Time: 11
  • Cook Time: 10

Number of servings


  • 5 cups pecans halves
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 0.5 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup Sunkist® Navel orange juice
  • Zest from 1 Sunkist® Navel orange


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.  Place the pecans onto a baking sheet and toast the pecans in the oven for 8 minutes. 
  2. Cook over medium-high heat and bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in toasted pecan and orange zest.
  3. Drop pecans onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and top with more orange zest, if desired. Let stand until firm. When cool break apart and store in an airtight container.