Candied Pecans

These Stovetop Candied Pecans are a quick and easy way to make sweet coated pecans for salads, snacking, and more!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candied pecans
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 , makes 1 cup pecans
Calories 282kcal


For the pecans:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup pecan halves


  • Combine all ingredients except the pecans in a skillet and cook over medium heat for a minute or two, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is bubbling.
  • Add the pecans and cook for an additional 3 minutes, stirring to coat the pecans in the glaze.
  • Remove from the heat, and spread the pecans out on parchment paper to let the pecans cool completely.
  • Break apart, and enjoy!


These can be stored in an airtight jar for about one week.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g