Salted Caramel Pecans Recipe

Salted caramel pecans are a delicious and addictive treat that combines the rich flavors of caramel and the crunchiness of pecans. These sweet and salty nuts are perfect for snacking or as a topping for desserts like ice cream or brownies. The caramel coating adds a sticky and sweet texture to the pecans, while the sprinkle of salt enhances the overall flavor. Whether you're making them for a party or just for yourself, these salted caramel pecans are sure to be a hit!

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Ingredients for Salted Caramel Pecans Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Pecan Halves
  • 0.06 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 0.13 cup Brown Sugar
  • 0.03 cup Corn Syrup
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • as required Sea Salt, For Sprinkling

Directions: Salted Caramel Pecans Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is smooth.
  • STEP 3.Add the pecans to the caramel mixture and stir until they are evenly coated.
  • STEP 4.Spread the coated pecans onto the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  • STEP 5.Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the caramel has hardened and the pecans are toasted.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the oven and sprinkle with sea salt while the pecans are still warm.
  • STEP 7.Allow the salted caramel pecans to cool completely before serving or storing.
  • STEP 8.Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to stir the caramel mixture constantly to prevent it from burning.
  • You can adjust the amount of salt according to your preference. Start with a small amount and add more if desired.
  • For an extra flavor boost, you can add a teaspoon of vanilla extract to the caramel mixture.
  • If you prefer softer caramel pecans, reduce the baking time slightly.
  • These salted caramel pecans also make a great homemade gift!

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the salted caramel pecans as a snack or use them as a topping for desserts like ice cream or brownies.
  • To store, place the cooled pecans in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • They will stay fresh for up to 2 weeks.
  • You can also freeze the salted caramel pecans for longer storage. Place them in a freezer-safe container or bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition
value
159
calories per serving
4 g Fat3 g Protein28 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    28g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    28g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    16mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    142mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    88mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp