These spiced pecans are sweet, salty, and smoky - and don't even require an oven!

Spiced Pecans [GF]

Course Snack
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 /4 lb.
Author 918 Plate


  • 3/4 t. kosher salt
  • 1/4 t. cumin
  • 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. nutmeg
  • 3 C. pecan halves about 3/4 lb
  • 3 1/2 T. butter
  • 1/4 C. brown sugar


  1. Combine salt, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  2. On medium heat in a cast iron pan, heat pecans until slightly fragrant and toasted (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in butter and spices until well combined.
  4. Once the butter has melted, add in brown sugar. Once it has melted and the mixture has coated all of the nuts, pour out onto a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper to cool.
  5. Break apart and store in an airtight container.
  6. #EnJOY!

Recipe Notes

Naturally Gluten Free!