7 Delicious Pecan Desserts To Try
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For a long time, many people assumed that pecan are only meant for pies. Well, that is indeed a delish dessert that will satisfy anyone, but pecans can be used for so much more.

Pecans have a mild, slightly sweet flavour and a buttery feel, making them an excellent addition to a variety of dishes. To help release the oils, toast them, and don't be afraid to experiment. 

Pick up a bag or two of these yummy nuts and try out these yummy desserts soon. 

1. Candied Pecans

These are extremely addictive. The crunchy caramel coating and a sprinkling of flaky sea salt complement their sweet and buttery flavour. Don't be concerned about caramelising the nuts. In this recipe, the oven does all of the work.

2. Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is a popular dessert and has been around for years. It is usually eaten at festivals and there's nothing better than the gooey syrup filling and the tender, crunchy pecans. You can always add some bourbon and chocolate chips for good measure. If you're feeling daring, sprinkle some bacon or chicken bits on top. Check the recipe here.

3. Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This recipe not only makes the perfect amount and tastes delicious, but it also eliminates the need for an ice cream machine. No-churn ice cream can be just as good as machine ice cream. The key is to use whipped cream for lightness and sweetened condensed milk for creaminess. Make sure your pecans are chopped small and don't be afraid to add a splash of rum to the skillet while they cook.

4. Turtle Brownies

Turtle brownies are the epitome of everything that people enjoy in a dessert. They're rich and chocolatey, with caramel pieces, pecans, and chocolate chips. Only a pinch of sea salt is missing. These brownies are extremely dangerous. The batter contains pecans, so you'll get some in every bite. The layer of caramel, however, is what makes this recipe special. You might want to bake this in individual ramekins so you can dive right in instead of waiting for the slab to cool.

5. Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

It's not exactly new to add maple and pecans to sweet potatoes, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be celebrated. It is always better to cover your dish with foil for the first half of the baking to keep the sugar and butter from burning. In the second half, it will caramelise and the potatoes will crisp up perfectly.

6. Pecan Waffles

If you are confused about getting a waffle iron then you should definitely get one. There is no limit to the amazing waffle recipes available once you have your waffle iron. But this one should be at the top of your list. It's light, sweet, and warm, with buttery pecans. Here's the recipe.

7. Pecan Pie Muffins

This one is for you if you want something different for your mid-morning snack. These muffins are light and moist, with a flavour similar to a slice of pecan pie.

Yes, they're muffins, and most people don't put frosting on them, but with a bit of browned butter frosting and a drizzle of caramel, these are something special.