In the meantime, melt butter in a large deep skillet or wok. Add remaining ingredients. Stir to blend and heat just until hot throughout . Do not cook this mixture. Add warm pecans and stir until well coated. Transfer back to half sheet pan and place in oven with heat turned OFF. Leave oven at 350 until this time. Pecans will dry as oven cools. When cool, add additional salt if desired. Store in tins.