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They are pretty yummy.
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
2 teaspoons ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 (12-ounce) packages ( about 8 cups) pecan halves
2 tablespoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
Melt butter in a large saucepan; stir in cumin and red pepper, and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat; add pecans, sugar, and salt, stirring to coat.
Spread pecans in a single layer in 2 (15 x 10-inch) jellyroll pans.
Bake at 300*F (150*C) for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool and store in an airtight container.
Makes 8 cups.