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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.

Cranberry Pecan Salad

Cranberry Pecan Salad

Cranberry Pecan Salad

We harvest close to 500,000 pounds of pecans on our land here in West Texas. So, of course, I use pecans in many recipes. This tasty, colorful salad is great for holiday gatherings.—Janice Rogers, Odessa, Texas

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert

Light as a feather, this cool, satisfying dessert is delicious and impressive to serve. It's an excellent dessert to take to a potluck because it can be made ahead and stored in the freezer. —Launa Shoemaker, Landrum, South Carolina

Eggnog Bread

Eggnog Bread

Eggnog Bread

Someone always asks for the recipe when I make this rich bread for the holidays or give as gifts. It's easy to make and quite delicious. The bread is a traditional part of the season at my home here in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. —Ruth Bickel, Hickory, North Carolina
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Fruited Wild Rice Salad

Fruited Wild Rice Salad

Fruited Wild Rice Salad

I created this salad recipe to feature wild rice, a delicious state crop, plus other harvest ingredients like apples and pecans. I make bushels of it each August when the small nearby village of Dorset (population 22) hosts several thousand visitors at the Taste of Dorset festival. -Larren Wood, Nevis, Minnesota

German Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

German Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

German Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

When people ask about my all-time favorite recipe, I have a hard time deciding. But this recipe is definitely tops among sweet.—Jerry Minerich, Westminster, Colorado

Golden Chocolate Cake

Golden Chocolate Cake

Golden Chocolate Cake

At our Wisconsin farm, dessert was just as important as the main course. This idea has followed us to California, where I'm still on the lookout for good dessert recipes. This moist cake is a favorite since it's chock-full of fun ingredients like chocolate candy bars, pecans and coconut. -Kay Hansen, Escondido, California

Honey-Glazed Snack Mix

Honey-Glazed Snack Mix

Honey-Glazed Snack Mix

For a nice change of pace from packaged snack, try this golden, slightly sweet mix from Cindy Kolberg of Suracuse, Indiana. "I've even put this mix in decorative canisters and given it as gifts," she notes.

Ice Cream Sundae Dessert

Ice Cream Sundae Dessert

Ice Cream Sundae Dessert

In the mood for a cool creamy dessert after a steady stream of heavy holiday sweets? Try this recipe from Kimberly McKeever, Shoreview, Minnesota

Lime Gelatin Salad

Lime Gelatin Salad

Lime Gelatin Salad

I've made this refreshing recipe more than 100 times over the past 15 years! It can be a salad or dessert. When I take it to a potluck, it's always one of the first things to disappear. -Louise Harding, Newburgh, New York

Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

Both of my boys really enjoyed helping me make Monkey Bread when they were young. It seemed to taste twice as good when they helped fix it. It's one of our favorites for breakfast or as a snack. —Carol Allen, McLeansboro, Illinois

Nutty O's Snack

Nutty O's Snack

Nutty O's Snack

Almonds add a nice nutty flavor to this tasty snack. It's perfect for potlucks and not too sweet. Served in a decorative dish, basket or tin, it has a golden holiday look. —:Karen Buchholz, Sitka, Alaska
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