icon-star account icon bag icon arrow down arrow left arrow left search icon menu icon video icon wishlist icon Visa Mastercard American-express Discover Paypal Apple Pay giftcard Email Facebook Flickr Google Plus Instagram Kickstarter LinkedIn Medium Pinterest Print Rdio Reddit RSS Spotify StumbleUpon Tumblr Twitter Vimeo Vine YouTube Plus Minus

Gringo Bandito Candied Pee-Cans

Gringo Bandito Candied Pee-Cans

A sweet and spicy pecan treat that will liven the senses. This easy candied pecan recipe will surely be a hit next time you have a get together. Can be used in chili, atop a salad, blended in with noodles, or added to your favorite desserts, including ice cream.


  • 1 tablespoon Gringo Bandito hot sauce
  • 3 cups pecan halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika (or sweet paprika)
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar (dark brown)
  • 2 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl & toss, using a wooden spoon
  3. Spread the pecans evenly on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  4. Bake for 6 minutes
  5. Remove pan from oven and stir pecans
  6. Return to oven and bake until thoroughly dried and toasted, about 18 more minutes 
  7. Check every 5 minutes or so to make sure they are not burning
  8. Allow to cool