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Pecan Recipes

Looking for pecan recipes? Find delicious pecan recipes including spiced pecans, pecan sandies, pecan pie and more pecan recipes.

Apricot Fruitcake

Apricot Fruitcake

Apricot Fruitcake

My husband didn't care for fruitcake (which I love) - till he tasted this one. He and I have three children. He's an avid fishermen...when others are canning fruits and vegetables, I'm busy canning and smoking salmon! -Clare Brooks, Juneau, Alaska

Holiday Fig Torte

Holiday Fig Torte

Holiday Fig Torte

Meet the Cook: Since we entertain my family - around 25 people - each December, and I do most of the cooking, I appreciate dishes like this I can prepare ahead of time. I'm a home economics teacher...my husband is a teacher, too...and now our daughter, who's in her last year of college, is doing her student teaching! -Judy Trott, Goldsboro, North Carolina

Carrot Layer Cake

Carrot Layer Cake

Carrot Layer Cake

I can turn any meal into a celebration with this cake. When they cut into it, people are bowled over by this moist not-too-sweet cake. The pecan filling is another unexpected treat.—Linda Van Holland, Innisfail, Alberta
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Pumpkin-Pecan Spice Cake

Pumpkin-Pecan Spice Cake

Pumpkin-Pecan Spice Cake

I'm a wife and mother of eight children. I like baking more than cooking, so I enjoy dressing up a spice cake mix with nuts, canned pumpkin and a homemade cream cheese frosting to create this fabulous dessert. —Joyce Platfoot, Wapakoneta, Ohio

Buttermilk Banana Cake

Buttermilk Banana Cake

Buttermilk Banana Cake

Meet the Cook: When I was a girl, this was my family's favorite Sunday cake. Since I'm "nuts" about nuts, I added the pecans. It became our youngsters' favorite as well. My husband and I have four grown children and seven grandchildren. -Arlene Grenz, Linton, North Dakota

Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

This variation of an upside-down pineapple cake couldn't be easier because it starts with a cake mix.—Pat Remour, East Moline, Illinois

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

This coffee cake smells wonderful as it bakes and tastes even better. The moist cake filled with juicy berries and crunchy pecans is a family favorite. It never lasts long at our house. -Lori Snedden, Sherman, Texas

Raspberry Congealed Salad

Raspberry Congealed Salad

Raspberry Congealed Salad

My sisters and I especially enjoyed Mom's cool tangy side dish, which looks so lovely on the table. The pineapple and raspberries are a delectable duo, and pecans add a hearty crunch. -Nancy Duty, Jacksonville, Florida

Mama's Spice Cake

Mama's Spice Cake

Mama's Spice Cake

Whenever I get a craving for a tasty old-fashioned treat, I make this cake. Great cooks in my family have been baking it for generations, and their families have been enjoying the wonderful spice flavor and rich frosting. -Nancy Duty, Jacksonville, Florida

Banana Coconut Cake

Banana Coconut Cake

Banana Coconut Cake

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake does keep well, but leftovers are a rarity around here. -Deanna Carruthers, Mossley, Ontario

Honey-Glazed Crispy Snack Mix

Honey-Glazed Crispy Snack Mix

Honey-Glazed Crispy Snack Mix

Serve up a big bowl of this sweet and crispy snack and watch it disappear. If you like, substitute peanuts, cashews or even mixed nuts for the pecans.
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