How To Toast Pecans

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As summer is coming to a close, holiday baking is approaching. Today I was making salted caramel pecan bars when I realized I wanted to toast my pecans first. What I like about toasting nuts is how aromatic they are as well as the added crunchiness when they are baked. Although you could easily toast pecans/nuts by themselves, when coated with a little bit of salted butter then baked, the pecans go from ordinary to extraordinary. In fact my kids kept on gobbling them up. So the next time you have a recipe which calls for pecans, consider toasting them first. Enjoy!

Toasted Pecans
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Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 1 cup
 
How to toast pecans.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl toss the raw pecans with butter until evenly coated. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a non-stick cookie sheet or a lined baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake for 5-7 minutes until aromatic. Allow to completely cool before eating. Enjoy!

 

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Comments

  1. Kamran Siddiqi says

    Yumm! Those are some good looking nuts! (No pun intended!) I love this tutorial because I know a lot of people (*cough* *cough* my step father) who don’t know how to do many things in the kitchen, especially toast nuts. So, next time I ask him to toast some pecans, I’ll give him the link to this post because he needs instructions to do everything.

  2. says

    When I want to “toast” pecans, I usually lift my glass to them and say something like:

    “There are good ships, and there are wood ships,
    The ships that sail the sea.
    But the best ships, are friendships,
    And may they always be.”

    :)

  3. says

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