Glazed Pecans
Appetizers & Small Plates
Date: June 16, 2017
  • 3 cups pecans
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
or honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, plus more to finish
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
Preparation Steps:
  1. Preheat oven to 250°.
  2. Place nuts on a sheet plan with a silpat. Bake in the oven for 5-7 minutes.
  3. While baking, mix together maple syrup or honey, salt, and smoked paprika; microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Transfer warm nuts to a medium bowl. Quickly drizzle the syrup mixture over the nuts and stir until they are well coated.
  5. Return the coated nuts to the silpat-lined baking sheet and bake for 1½ to 2 hours, rotating 2-3 times.
  6. Take them out of the oven when it smells like the maple syrup is starting to caramelize – a tiny bit smoky.
  7. Remove the nuts from the oven, sprinkle on a pinch of salt, and quickly separate any clumps (note: the glaze will harden as the nuts cool).
  8. Allow to cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week.

Yield: 3 cups

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