A little salty, a little sweet! A perfect treat!

Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Maple Glazed Pecans

By on October 19, 2016

Fall marks the start of holiday celebrations! These Cinnamon Maple Glazed Pecans are perfect for serving for folks to nibble on or to give as a hostess gift. I have tried to cook glazed pecans before and always seem to over cook them.  My kind husband says they are a “little brown” but lets be real, they were burnt!

So when I saw this recipe for pecans cooked in the slow cooker I had to try them.  The result was success! They were easy and delicious.  Not too sweet and just a little taste of salt, a perfect mix! And I did not burn them! I think cashews or almonds would be really good cooked this way. And there is no refined sugar in this recipe, pure maple syrup replaces the white stuff! That makes this recipe a definite winner.  

Search your local craft or Dollar store for some pretty bags and ribbon and you have a delightful, delicious homemade gift that will be appreciated!

A little salty, a little sweet! A perfect treat!

 

 

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Maple Glazed Pecans
Yields 3
These pecans are a little bit salty and a little bit sweet. Perfect to serve a a party or to give as gifts!
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Total Time
3 hr
Total Time
3 hr
Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  2. 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  3. 1/4 cup organic, pure maple syrup
  4. 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  5. 3 cups raw pecans (shelled and halved)
  6. cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Spray the inside of your slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Add the cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup and salt to the slow cooker. Stir well until combined.
  3. Add nuts and stir until all nuts are well coated.
  4. Turn heat to low, cover and cook for 1 hour.
  5. Stir, cover and cook for one more hour.
  6. Remove lid, stir and cook for 1 more hour on low.
  7. Transfer the nuts to a large cookie sheet and break up any large clumps.
  8. Leave the nuts alone until completely cooled.They will harden as they cool.
Notes
  1. Container equivalent - a serving size would be one blue container.
Adapted from Chocolate Covered Katie
Adapted from Chocolate Covered Katie
Coastal Girl Food n' Fitness http://coastalgirlfoodnfitness.com/

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