Christmas is comin’ up quick. It’s October, but December is right around the corner. I love this recipe because it’s so easy and inexpensive. It only took me about 15 minutes to make. The pecans cool quickly and you have a nice gift to take to a friend, or a teacher, or you can snack on them without sharing any (wink wink).
These aren’t quite as sweet as other candied pecans. I only used brown sugar, and eliminated white sugar. But, they are oh-so-delicious. If you scroll down past the pictures, I put together a simple video.
Add half a stick of butter. Let it melt on medium-high heat (I’m asking for this saucepan for Christmas).
Add 2 cups of pecans. I think pecans with butter would be a delicious treat.
Add 4 tablespoons of brown sugar. I love the taste of brown sugar. It has a deeper flavor than white sugar and adds so much flavor to candied foods.
Let the pecans cook in the brown sugar and butter until caramelized. Don’t worry about overcooking. When it starts to boil, cook it for a little bit longer. Once you take it off the stove, pour the pecans on some wax paper to cool. The pecans will harden as they cool.
It’s such an easy treat!
Prep Time15 minutes
Rest Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
- 2 cups pecans
- 4 Tbsp. butter
- 4 Tbsp. brown sugar
- Melt butter on medium-high heat.
- Add pecans and toss until covered with butter.
- Add sugar and toss pecans until covered.
- Stir until caramelized.
- Spread on wax paper to cool.
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