RECIPE: Maple-glazed Pecans (Gluten-free & Vegan)

Let me tell you my Thanksgiving secret. I can't stand pecan pie!  

I make pecans glazed in pure maple syrup instead. It doubles as a delicious Thanksgiving pecan dessert and a snacky treat. 

It's very quick and easy to make. Only 4 ingredients. While waiting for your turkey to brine or whatever's keeping you busy & waiting tonight, these pecans can make your wait more worthwhile. Give it a try.

Maple-glazed Pecans

  • 2 c. raw pecans
  • 1 TB oil
  • 1 TB cinnamon
  • 1/3 c. maple syrup
1. On high heat, toss the pecans in oil for 2 to 3 minutes until the pecans become shiny with oil.
2. Add cinnamon. Keep mixing it with the nuts for 1 minute.
3. Pour in the maple syrup. Toss it in with the nuts for about 4 to 5 minutes. When the pecans look sticky and the maple syrup looks crystallized on to the nuts, turn off stove.
4. Transfer pecans into a bowl. Cool for 5 minutes.


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