Looking for the best candied pecans recipe? This easy sugared pecans recipe is a simple and tasty way to make candied nuts. These make great DIY gifts when you package them up cute in a gift bag or Mason Jar or they are a yummy snack for a party. Be sure to check out all our easy party planning tips.
Cinnamon pecans or sugar coated pecans are a yummy sweet treat, especially around the holidays. I also love candied pecans for salad. It just brings a simple salad up a notch is taste and style. If you are looking for a simple DIY homemade food gift, you could package these sugared pecans in a mini mason jar or treat bag and tie with ribbon.
This recipe for candied pecans with brown sugar is so simple to make and requires just a few ingredients. If you are wondering how do you make candied pecans, this recipe shows just how easy it is to make sugared pecans on the stovetop.
You do need to make sure you watch and stir the glazed pecans nuts carefully as you are cooking them in the pan. You don’t want them to burn.
Easy Candied Pecans Ingredients
4 cups pecans
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
How to Candy Pecans – Cinnamon Sugar Pecans
Add your brown sugar, butter, water, cinnamon and salt to a large sauté pan.
Mix your ingredients over medium-low heat and mix in your pecans.
Cook and toss for 15 minutes.
Pour onto a sheet on parchment paper to cool and enjoy your cinnamon roasted pecans.
I love how this simple recipe is just perfect for the holidays.
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Candied Pecans – Cinnamon Sugar Pecans
- 4 cups pecans
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- Pinch salt
- Add your brown sugar, butter, water, cinnamon and salt to a large sauté pan.
- Mix your ingredients over medium-low heat and mix in your pecans.
- Cook and toss for 15 minutes.
- Pour onto a sheet on parchment paper to cool and enjoy.
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Richella J Parham says
These look so good! I love candied pecans, but I’ve never had a good recipe for them. I’ve pinned this one and look forward to making them.
Thanks so much for joining the Grace at Home party at Imparting Grace. I’m featuring you this week!
Your sugared pecans look delicious! I’m featuring you this week at the Home Matters Party. See you on Thursday at Southern Sunflowers. Thanks for sharing!
I made these years ago and gave them as gifts. Thanks for reminding me, as I kind of forgot about them! I’ll be featuring this today at the TFT party. 🙂