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A coupe glass with candied pecans in it and a lot of pecans on the wooden table

Stovetop Candied Pecans

Candied pecans are great sprinkled on a salad or eaten by the handful
Course Nuts
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword candied pecans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 16 tablespoons
Calories 60kcal


  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • teaspoon salt


  • Heat a sauté pan on medium heat and dump the brown sugar and water into it
  • Stir until melted and bubbly
  • Dump pecans and salt in and stand there stirring for 5 minutes
  • Place some wax paper on a wire rack and spread the pecans on it to fully cool
  • Sprinkle some on a salad
  • Or eat a handful
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg