Stovetop Quick Candied Pecans and Walnuts

Easy-peasy stovetop version of candied nuts is a quick and delicious way to jazz up salads, desserts, and more!
Quick Candied Nuts on the Stovetop

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Stovetop Quick Candied Pecans and Walnuts

These candied pecans and walnuts are ready in a snap!
Making them on the stove top is such an easy way to prepare candied nuts. Try this delicious, easy, and quick recipe to jazz up desserts, salads, and more!

Many candied pecan recipes call for preparing them in the oven. While they are delicious when prepared in that manner, sometimes I need them quickly and just don’t care to take the time, especially if I’m looking to use a small amount for a quick garnish.

Preparing them on the stovetop will take a quick 3 to 5 minutes.

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Quick Candied Nuts on the Stovetop

Stovetop Quick Candied Pecans & Walnuts

Kymberley @GFreeDeliciously
Easy-peasy stovetop version of candied pecans and walnuts is a quick and delicious way to jazz up salads, desserts, and more!
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 110 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Parchment paper
  • spatula

Ingredients
 
 

  • ½ cup Pecan Halves or Pieces
  • 4 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Water
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Instructions
 

  • Combine the sugar, salt, and water in a small skillet and cook over medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves and the mixture starts bubbling.
  • Add the pecans, stirring to coat, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the syrup mixture begins to dry and caramelize on the nuts.
  • Remove from the heat and spread the pecans out on parchment paper to let them cool completely. You may need to stir occasionally with a fork, so they don’t stick together.
  • Enjoy as an easy garnish on salads, desserts, and more!

Nutrition

Calories: 110kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1.1gFat: 8.9gSaturated Fat: 0.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.7gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 581.7mgPotassium: 51mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 6.7gVitamin A: 0.4IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 9.3mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword nuts, pecans, walnuts
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