Maple-roasted Candied Pecans made in just 15 minutes in the oven. With only 3 ingredients, these Oil-free, vegan nuts are sweetened with maple syrup and seasoned with salt. So simple and totally foolproof! Perfect for salads, bowls and holiday sides!
Here’s a simple recipe that goes way back to the old restaurant days that comes in very handy, especially during the holidays. Maple-roasted, Candied Pecans. This version is made with just Maple Syrup and a pinch of salt.
So simple! So tasty! And totally vegan!
No oil, no butter, no sugar, ( just maple) and best of all, they only take one minute of hands-on time, before baking in the oven. Yep, one!
Toss the pecans with real maple syrup. Add a pinch of salt. If you like pepper, add pepper too.
Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
You don’t need any oil or butter here, so leave it out.
Bake at 375F for 14 minutes.
When they cool, they harden into the most delicious, crunchy, nutty, earthy, goodness!
Perfect for bowls and salads and sides.
Or just snacking. 😉
The best part? They are fully customizable. Spice them up to your heart’s content!
- garam masala
- smoked paprika
- sesame seeds ( use a tablespoon or more!)
- curry powder
- cinnamon and cumin
Just to name a few!
You’ve seen these a million times here on blog in various recipes, with different spice combinations… just wanted to create a special post for this.
I hope you enjoy this very basic recipe for maple-roasted, candied pecans that may be very handy here in the next few weeks. Can’t wait to hear how you adapt them!
Maple Roasted Candied Pecans
Maple-Roasted Candied Pecans made in just 15 minutes in the Oven with only 3 ingredients! Oil-free, Vegan and totally foolproof! The BEST recipe that comes out perfect every time!
- Prep Time: 1
- Cook Time: 14
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 1 cup 1x
- Category: snack
- Method: roasted
- Cuisine: american
- 1 cup pecan halves
- 2 tablespoons real maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon salt and optional pepper
Preheat oven to 375F
Toss pecans in a bowl with the maple syrup and salt and optional pepper.
Place pecans on a parchment-lined baking sheet in a single layer. Place on the middle rack for 14 minutes. Toss at 10 minutes, and check at 12 minutes, as all ovens are different. you want the nuts to toast a bit, so I try to go to the full 14 mintues.
Remove from oven. Let cool completely. Break apart. Store in jar, or bowl on the counter for easy snacking.
Only REAL maple syrup works here.
Feel free to add spices!
1 teaspoon of any of the following work great:
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