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Oven-Roasted Maple Pecans

These oil-free Oven-Roasted Maple Pecans are a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free snack that’s super easy to make. With the perfect balance of sweet and salty, these roasted pecans are irresistible. And, this recipe only requires 4 ingredients and just 15 minutes to make! These maple glazed pecans are great for gifting too!
Course Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword pecans, maple, vegan, dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian, Meatless Monday, snack, nuts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 216kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw pecan pieces *not pecan halves (see notes below)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon (I used Ceylon cinnamon)
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt, course or medium grind

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment
    paper.
  • Add pecan pieces followed by cinnamon, salt and maple syrup to a mixing bowl.
  • Mix using a silicone spatula until ingredients are
    well-combined.
  • Pour nut mixture onto the parchment-lined baking sheet and
    use the silicone spatula to spread the nuts out evenly in a single layer on the
    pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  • After removing from oven, place the sheet on a heat safe
    surface. Carefully give the nuts a quick stir with the spatula. To ensure
    safety, I usually wear my oven mitts when doing so to prevent burns as you will
    most likely have to hold onto the pan with one hand while stirring with the
    other.
  • Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • Transfer nuts to a serving bowl or storage container. The
    nuts will be sticky and some will have to be “lifted” from the paper with the
    spatula.

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Notes

Nuts can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature.
*I use pecan pieces instead of halves because I find everything sticks to them better and is more evenly distributed. You can cut pecan halves into pieces by chopping them in half or thirds lengthwise or diagonally.
The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. Accuracy is not guaranteed. Information shown should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3g