Glazed Pecans

Brown sugar, butter and maple syrup sweetly coat pecans that are perfect for the candy dish or for gift giving.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16
 

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)

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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

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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.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Tablespoons)
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
10mg
10%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.