Sweet Pecan Recipe



Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American


  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tap salt


  • Mix together sugar, salt, vanilla and water in a medium sized saucepan and bring this mixture to boil, then reduce the heat and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Bake the pecans in an oven at 375 degrees for 15 minutes and then remove from the oven.
  • Add the pecans to the above mixture of all the ingredients and stir it well until a sugary mass is formed.
  • Pour the mixture onto the greased pan while the mixture is still hot and then let it cool.
  • The sweet pecans are ready.