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Pig Nuts!!!

Yes, I said it, PIG NUTS!!!  Pig Nuts, Pig Nuts, Pig Nuts!!!

Candies Pig Nuts!

I CAN NOT BELIEVE that in the 2 1/3 years of this blog I had yet to come across this incredible recipe. God bless Instructables!

Better yet – I have EVERYTHING to make this in my kitchen RIGHT NOW!

It will happen this weekend.  I will have PIG NUTS!

Candied Pig Nuts


  • 16oz. Shelled Pecans Halves (thinking of using almonds too)
  • 12oz. package thin-sliced uncooked Bacon
  • 1 Large room temperature egg (just the white)
  • 2tsp. Maple Syrup (or Maple-flavor Syrup)
  • 2tsp. Cold water
  • 3/4C. White Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4C. Light Brown Sugar
  • 2tsp. Ground Cinnamon (Reduce to 1tsp. if fresh-ground)
  • Butter flavored cooking spray
  • 1/2tsp. Bacon Salt
  • OPTIONAL 1/2tsp. Dried Red Pepper Flakes


You have to visit Instructables for the step-by-step (photos included for you visual learners).

Thank you to aristocob for your fantastic recipe AND sharing it with the world!

Originally posted 2011-04-15 20:31:21.