paleo toasted maple cinnamon pecan recipe

Toasted Maple Cinnamon Pecans {Paleo, Vegan}

Meredith 9:05 am

Paleo maple cinnamon pecans are a staple in our house.  These toasted pecans are kissed with hints of sweet maple syrup, cinnamon spice, and sea salt.  Served on their own or as part of a healthy trail mix, these paleo candied pecans are a protein-packed healthy snack that you will love.

paleo cinnamon spice candied pecans

Toasted Maple Cinnamon Pecan Recipe

4.5 from 6 votes
paleo toasted maple cinnamon pecan recipe
Toasted Maple Cinnamon Pecans {Vegan, Paleo}
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Maple cinnamon toasted pecans with a touch of sweet and salty flavor are a delicious healthy snack or crunchy salad addition.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy roasted pecan recipe, how to make healthy candied pecans, paleo candied pecan recipe
Servings: 16 servings (1/4 cup)
Calories: 203 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 cups pecans
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil olive oil can also be used
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Line a baking sheet with foil

  3. Combine maple syrup, avocado oil, vanilla, cinnamon and salt a medium size bowl, stir until combined

  4. Add nuts to maple syrup mixture and and stir until well coated

  5. Evenly spread coated nuts on foil-covered baking sheet

  6. Roast in oven for 15 - 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes until nuts are toasted
  7. Cool completely and store in airtight container

Paleo Candied Pecans

These delicious paleo candied pecans have hints of maple, salt, and cinnamon.  With no refined sugar and just a touch of maple syrup, these candied pecans are a healthy and filling snack!

Paleo candied pecan recipe ingredients

Tested and delicious substitutions:

  • Cashews and almonds are also delicious when toasted with this maple cinnamon topping.  Simply prepare with 4 cups of the nut of your choice
  • Honey is a delicious alternative to maple syrup (toasted nuts will not be vegan)

Toasted Maple Cinnamon Pecans serving suggestions: 

 

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These delicately flavored candied pecans with hints of maple, salt, and cinnamon to enhance the delicious flavor of toasted pecans. With no refined sugar and just a touch of maple syrup, these candied pecans are a healthy and filling snack!

Nutrition information (per ¼ cup serving):

  • 203 calories
  • 2.1 g added sugar
  • 1.7 g fiber
  • 4.4 g protein
  • 18 mg sodium

4 Comments

  1. It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner, but I always love snacking on spiced nuts during the holidays. Definitely giving this recipe a go!

  2. These look soooo good and I wish I could grab some right out of the screen!! I’m pinning this to make for holiday gifts.

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