Sugared Pecans and Pepitas

Sugared Pecans and PepitasRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup pecan halves and pieces
1/2 cup roasted, salted shelled pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons sugar


Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together pecan halves and pieces, pepitas, and melted butter. Spread in a single layer in a 13- x 9-inch pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through. Remove from oven; toss with sugar. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 30 minutes).