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Roasted Maple Pecans

You can nibble on these crunchy sweet pecans out of hand, or sprinkle them on just about any dessert you can think of. Try them on baked apples or with fresh pears or as a topping for frozen soy desserts. The nuts will keep in an airtight container at room…

You can nibble on these crunchy sweet pecans out of hand, or sprinkle them on just about any dessert you can think of. Try them on baked apples or with fresh pears or as a topping for frozen soy desserts. The nuts will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbs. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbs. evaporated cane sugar or maple sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in small bowl, and toss to coat. Spread pecans on parchment- or foil-covered baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until sugar is caramelized. Set pan on wire rack, and let cool 10 minutes. Break apart any nuts that have stuck together, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 153
  • Carbohydrate Content 10 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 13 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 1 mg
  • Sugar Content 7 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g