Benne-Maple Roasted Pecans

Southern Living
Benne-Maple Roasted PecansRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Make these a few days ahead, and chill in an airtight container.

Makes 4 cups

Ingredients

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1/4 cup butter
4 cups pecan halves, toasted
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

Preparation

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in pecans and next 5 ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until syrupy coating on nuts almost evaporates. Stir in sesame oil; remove from heat. Spread pecans in a parchment paper-lined jelly-roll pan; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cool completely.

Created date

November 2014