31/2 C pecans
5 t sugar
1/2 t salt
1 T water
Dash ground fennel
Mix all ingredients, except pecans, in a large bowl .
Stir in nuts and mix well.
Spread on cookie sheet on parchment paper.
Bake at 275 degrees 15 mins. Stir and bake 10 more mins.
Allow to cool on cookie sheet before storing in airtight container.