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Glazed Pecans

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  6 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Brown sugar, butter and maple syrup sweetly coat pecans that are perfect for the candy dish or for gift giving.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup or real maple syrup
2
cups pecan halves (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and syrup; mix well. Cook until bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Add pecans; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until coated. Spread mixture onto parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and syrup; mix well. Cook until bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Add pecans; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until coated. Spread mixture onto parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.

Expert Tips

Pecans are more than 70% fat and can become rancid easily. Store shelled pecans in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

Transfer cooled pecans to a tightly covered freezer container. Freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tablespoons)
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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