These quick and easy recipes show you how to candy pecans for the best sweet and salty garnish, mix-in, salad topping, or snack.
They are super versatile, crazy simple to make, and totally addicting.
– Pecans – Butter – Sugar – Cinnamon – Vanilla Extract
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment.
In a large frying pan over medium heat, add pecans in a single layer and toast, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and lightly golden.
In a medium saucepan, add the butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and water. Bring to a boil, then continue to boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until the liquid has reduced.
After 2 minutes, turn off the heat and add the toasted pecans and vanilla extract.
Bake in a preheated oven for 5 minutes, then remove from the oven and let cool completely.
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