Servings: Makes 2 cups
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon ' ' ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ' ' ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 2 cups pecan halves
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a glass bowl or measuring cup with 1/4 cup water, and mix well. Cover the cup with waxed paper. Microwave on high for 4 minutes, stir well, and microwave another 2 minutes. Stir again and microwave 2 1/2 minutes more.
Add the pecan halves, stir well, and microwave 1 minute more. Spread the coated pecans on waxed paper and separate with a fork. Cool completely.