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How to Make Candied Pecans
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Gluten-free, Vegan Candied Pecans are easy to make and great for holiday gifts. It’s a great topping for salads, main dishes, and desserts!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 367 kcal
  • 2 cup pecans
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • cup granulated sugar
  • cinnamon sugar for sprinkling (optional)
  1. Set a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  2. In a pan over medium high heat, add sugars maple syrup and water.
  3. Stir everything together with a whisk until it starts to caramelize.
  4. Work quickly and turn the off the stove, add the pecans and mix.
  5. Once they are all coated place on the pan and seperate.
  6. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mix on top if desired and let cool completely, which is 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, if you like more double the amount.
  7. EnJOY!
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
How to Make Candied Pecans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 182mg5%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.