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