Cinnamon Covered Pecans - Candy From the 1800s - True Treats Historic Candy

Cinnamon Pecans – All Natural


Native pecans meet the spice trade in this deliciously sublime nut with a cinnamon-sugar dusting. Straight from the grove, circa 1888, still owned by the original family! 4-ounce heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.

A Bit of History

The pecan is a native to the United States – some trees are said to live up to 1,000 years. The Algonquins, among other Native Americans throughout North America, relied on the nut because it was bountiful, flavorful and easy-to-crack. Later, an enslaved nurseryman named Antoine, created a hybrid making the pecans we enjoy today. The popularity of the pecan in the U.S. is second to only the peanut – which actually is not a nut at all. The cinnamon comes from the ground bark of an evergreen tree.

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