Make Glazed Pecans the Easy Way

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Ratings (17)
  • Total: 18 mins
  • Prep: 8 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 3 Cups (24 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
120 Calories
11g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 Cups (24 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 1g
Calcium 10mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These glazed pecans are coated with a buttery brown sugar syrup and then baked to crunchy perfection.

These candied pecans make a fabulous snack for holiday guests and parties. Or make up decorative containers with the pecans and give them as gifts.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons corn syrup(white, or Lyle's Golden Cane Syrup)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (brown, light or dark, packed)
  • 3 cups pecan halves

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. 

  2. Heat the oven to 350 F.

  3. Line a large rimmed baking sheet (half-sheet pan) with parchment paper.

  4. In a large, heavy saucepan or deep skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the corn syrup and brown sugar and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils.

  5. Add the pecans to the syrup mixture and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly. 

  6. Spread the syrup-coated pecans out on the prepared baking sheet.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 7 minutes, or until the pecans are browned.

  8. Cool completely and transfer to a covered container. 

  9. Store at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.