Jack's Dirty Bird Feed

Makes 4 cups

A crispy snack to munch on during the big game


  1. 4 tablespoons butter
  2. 3 tablespoons sugar
  3. 1/4 cup Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
  4. 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce, or to taste
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. 4 cups (about 1 lb.) pecan halves

Preheat oven to 300 F.

Combine all ingredients except pecans in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to blend. Boil 3 minutes. Stir in pecans and toss well to coat.

Spread nuts in a single layer in a jelly roll or roasting pan. Bake 45 to 60 minutes or until nuts are crisp, stirring occasionlly. Cool. Store in airtight container.

Source: Jack Daniel's

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