Candied Pumpkin Spice Pecans

Total Time

Prep:15 min. + cooling


2 cups

Updated: Sep. 12, 2022
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
Candied Pumpkin Spice Pecans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1/3 cup equals 383 calories, 34 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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