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Candied Pumpkin Spice Pecans Recipe

Candied Pumpkin Spice Pecans Recipe

You’ll be tempted to take possession of the bowl and eat up all of these sweet and spicy nuts. Before you know it, they’ll be gone! —Julie Puderbaugh, Berwick, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep:15 min. + cooling YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups pecan halves


  • 1. In a large heavy non-stick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in sugar. Cook until mixture turns an amber color, about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally (mixture will separate).
  • 2. Stir in pie spice and vanilla; add pecans. Reduce heat; cook and stir 3-4 minutes longer or until pecans are toasted. Spread onto foil to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.