Buttery Toasted Pecans

Southern Living
Buttery Toasted Pecans Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller


Patiently roasting pecans (the entire 25 minutes!) at 325° to coax out their flavor and essential oils takes them from good to great.


Makes 4 cups


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1/4 cup butter, melted
4 cups pecan halves
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes
Preheat oven to 325°. Toss together butter and pecans. Spread pecans in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan; bake 25 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with salt and pepper, tossing to coat. Cool completely. Store up to 1 week.

Created date

October 2013