Pecans deserve a spotlight for being tasty and nutritious. Plus, they can be used for desserts or dinner! Go grab a handful of nuts and start baking. Enjoy these 30 pecan recipes…
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1. Apple Pecan Crisp
Apple Pecan Crisp is so easy to make and the perfect fall dessert! Crisp and tender apples with crunchy pecans hidden throughout and a buttery cinnamon sugar crumb topping!
2. Toasted Pecan Bundt Cake
Some of my favorite ways to make baked goods even better are very simple things. Perhaps my favorite little something extra is toasting nuts. It’s amazing what a little oven time can do to enhance the flavor of nuts. And it’s such a quick and easy step!
3. Pecan Pie Brownies
These pecan pie brownies are a chocolaty twist on the traditional pecan pie! They make a great thanksgiving dessert but I like making them all year long!
4. Sweet Potato & Pecan Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan is one of my favorite desserts that can be served on any occasion. It’s such a simple dish to make and it tastes amazing.
5. Sea Salt Pecan Toffee
Sea Salt Pecan Toffee is the answer to your snacking and sweet tooth dreams. Do I exaggerate? Sometimes, yes. But right now? Not really. There aren’t a whole lot of foods that I label as “The Best Ever,” or “Crack,” or “crazy insane amazingly delicious” but this Sea Salt Pecan Toffee is exactly that. All of those things. It is EVERYTHING.
6. Pecan Chewies
Y’all, these are seriously one of my most favorite desserts. Now, I know I say that a lot, but I’m serious with this one. This is one of the first things Heather ever made for me when we were dating and they’ve had a special place in my heart ever since then – not just because of the sentimental connection, but also because they’re absolutely amazing!
7. Pecan Pie Cookies
Pecan Pie Cookies have a thin flaky crust with a layer of the amazing nutty caramel-y pecan pie filling we love so much! These are the perfect cookies for any occasion!
8. Classic Pecan Snowball Cookies
Classic Pecan Snowball Cookies are the perfect treat for your holiday cookie platter. Best of all, these popular favorites come together so easy. Made with a buttery, melt in your mouth shortbread base with chopped pecans and covered with powdered sugar.
9. Apple Pecan Cake with Caramel Glaze
This apple pecan cake with caramel glaze will get you in the mood for fall. The glaze on this cake oozes with caramel goodness. The scrumptious apple flavor, with delicious pecans mixed throughout, will definitely satisfy your taste buds!
10. Classic Caramel Pecan Rolls
Soft cinnamon rolls covered in a sweet brown sugar, pecan topping.
11. Muddy Buddy Pecans
Muddy Buddy Pecans make a great gift or snack! They’re perfect for parties and the holidays and come together in minutes with just a few ingredients.
12. Homemade Buttered Pecan Ice Cream
I’m excited to share this unbelievably delicious Homemade Buttered Pecan Ice Cream Recipe with you today!
13. Butter Pecan Cheesecake
The no-bake filling is a simple combination of cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and whipped cream. Perfectly delicious all on its own. But! Then, a whole bunch of those buttery, toasty pecans are stirred into the filling to give it a fantastic nutty twist.
14. Pecan Christmas Crack
Christmas Crack. Imagine all of the deliciousness of toffee, topped with chocolate and pecans; once you make this toffee bark and crack it into pieces, you simply can’t stop munching!
15. Sweet Alabama Pecan Bread
My soon to be sister in law gave me the base of this recipe and I changed some things with it and we like it more after the changes.
16. German Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
German chocolate cake is one of my childhood loves. My mother used to make it from a cake mix with store-bought frosting. And that was just fine with me.
17. The Best Pecan Pie Bars
The Best Pecan Pie Bars. This easy recipe includes a simple shortbread bottom and a one bowl mix & pour topping. Tips for baking and cutting them are included.
18. Butter Pecan Fudge
Butter Pecan Fudge is wonderfully buttery and creamy with little bits of crunchy toasted pecans. It’s perfect for when you’re craving fudge, but not something chocolate and it makes a wonderful holiday treat for gift giving.
19. 15-Minute Microwave Pecan Brittle
“I’m not going to do it”. That’s what I told myself with each of the five test batches I made of this Microwave Pecan Brittle. “I’m not going to *nibble, nibble, nibble*…”
20. Butter Pecan Pound Cake
This recipe helped me bring the best of two worlds together, fresh pecans and my love for pound cake. Every fall we have hoards of pecans fall from our very large, very old pecan trees. I am not complaining, mind you, but I do have to come up with great recipes to use these pecans in. Making a pound cake always seems to be the best dessert. It is a larger cake that feeds a lot of people. Also, makes a great dessert or a sweet treat with your coffee at breakfast time.
21. Honey Pecan Chicken
Crushed pecans sound FANTASTIC!!! I bet this would be amazing on salmon too.. what a yummy idea!!!
22. Chocolate Caramel Pecan Turtles
I absolutely adore the combination of chocolate, caramel, and nuts. Guys, this Turtles Candy is simply amazing! Better than any turtle candies I have ever purchased. The crunchy pecans, the chewy caramel, the chocolate that melts in your mouth. Simply incredible.
23. Southern Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake
It only takes five ingredients to make this recipe for Southern Pecan Cobbler Dump Cake. If you love pecan pie, then you are sure to enjoy this simple twist on the dessert classic.
24. Southern Pecan Praline Cake Recipe
Southern Pecan Praline Cake is one awesome cake. A Butter Pecan Cake Mix is mixed with a tub of Coconut Pecan Frosting and more pecans. Then a spectacular Butter Pecan Glaze is drizzled over the top. This cake can certainly be served for dessert but it has the consistency of a coffee cake which makes it one awesome breakfast idea–especially for holiday breakfasts.
25. Best Homemade Pecan Sandies
This recipe makes the Best Homemade Pecan Sandies! They are light, buttery, and crisp with that distinct “sandy” texture, and loaded with pecans. So good!!
26. Amazing Honey Pecans
Sticky roasted pecans with a thick candied layer of honey – it doesn’t get any better than that! Best of all, these candied honey pecans are actually GOOD FOR YOU! All natural, no added sugar, clean eating at its best!
27. Pecan Pie Bar Cookies
The Best Pecan Pie Bars! An easy recipe with a shortbread crust and ooey gooey Pecan Pie goodness in every bite! After just one bite, these bar cookies will be your go-to Thanksgiving treat for sure!
28. Butter Pecan Cookies
Buttery, soft ‘n chewy cookies exploding with toasted pecans and brown sugar flavor.
29. Pecan Pie Muffins
These Pecan Pie Muffins are a mix between a pie and a muffin. They have a muffin texture with a soft gooey inside like a mini Southern pecan pie. This recipe is one of the highest used recipes during the fall!
30. Candied Pecans
I’ve heard it said that most of the enjoyment of a glass of wine comes from the smell. But I’m pretty sure the same goes for candied nuts. These. Pecans. Smell. AMAZING!!!