Easy Candied Pecans

Recipe by: Jerry James Stone | Written August 29, 2019

Great on salads, cakes, and so much more. In this video I show you an easy and quick recipe for how to make candied pecans.



1/2 cup pecans halves
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon hot water
⅛ teaspoon salt

Total Time:

35 minutes

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  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.  

  2. Whisk sugar, hot water, and salt in large bowl until sugar is pretty much dissolved. Add in nuts and stir to fully coat.  

  3. Spread nuts on a prepared baking sheet in a single layer and bake until nuts are crisp and dry, 10 to 12 minutes.  

  4. Transfer sheet to wire rack and let nuts cool completely, about 20 minutes. Transfer nuts to cutting board and chop if desired. (Nuts can be stored at room temperature for up to 1 week.) 


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Jerry James Stone

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