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“I got this recipe when we lived in Decatur, AL from the Cotton Country Cookbook. Their description: "Allowing for one or two possible exceptions, there is nothing as delicious as fresh pecan halves, toasted in butter and salted. A bowlful on the coffee table before dinner;a silver nut dish full at a tea; containers scattered around at a big cocktail party; a dish of pecans on your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner tables -all speak eloquently of Southern hospitality." And besides my husband loves them!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy skillet melt butter ( I use my cast iron skillet).
  2. Add pecans and cook until warm and well coated with butter.
  3. Spread out on large baking sheet and toast 10 to 15 minutes in 300 or 325 degreee oven.
  4. Place on paper towels with newpaper underneath.
  5. While hot, salt; turn and salt again. ( I just shake to make sure that they are salted.

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