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Maple Vanilla Spiced Pecans

Simple roasted and maple sweetened spiced pecans recipe with a dusting of cinnamon and hints of vanilla are the perfect snack, holiday treat, salad topper and more! This easy recipe makes perfect holiday gifts as well!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 2 ½ cups raw pecans
  • 2-3 T 100% pure maple syrup you could also use honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 T coconut oil melted
  • 1 ½ T cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 300° F.
  • Combine pecans, maple syrup, vanilla and coconut in a small mixing bowl. Stir until all of the pecans are coated.
  • Add in cinnamon and stir until pecans are evenly coated.
  • Spread pecans on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before eating and store in an airtight container.


This is the base recipe and then you can easily spice things up more by adding:
a pinch of nutmeg
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon ginger
and more!