Slightly sweetened with pure maple syrup, these crunchy treats go great in salads.
Need a sweet snack or topping that’s also heart healthy? Whip up a batch of these candied pecans. Research suggests that pecans, which contain vitamin E along with other antioxidants, boost heart health . We’ve used a touch of natural sweetener to satisfy the sweet tooth without loading the body with refined sugars. Prepare these Pan Roasted Candied Pecans and snack happy!
Pan Roasted Candied Pecans
- 2 cups pecan halves
- kosher or sea salt pinch
- 1/4 cup honey optional maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large saucepan, over medium-low heat, add pecan halves and pan roast for about 2 minutes. Turn pecans several times while pan roasting. Drizzle pecans with honey, toss to coat. Stir continuously for approximately 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat, add vanilla and toss to combine. Allow to cool to room temperature. Store pecans in an airtight container until ready to use.
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