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Coconut Sugar Candied Pecans

Coconut Sugar Candied Pecans are a healthy snack that is simple, easy, and delicious to make. The perfect snack or topping on a salad. Sweet and delicious, the perfect treat.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied pecans
Servings: 4
Calories: 232kcal


  • 6 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup raw pecans


  • In a medium skillet, combine the 6 tablespoons coconut sugar, 6 tablespoons of water, and pinch of sea salt over medium-low heat.
  • Bring the mixture to a rolling boil and then reduce the heat to simmer. Once the sugar has completely dissolved, add in the pecans.
  • While stirring the sugar mixture constantly, cook until all liquid evaporates. The pecans will become sticky as you stir.
  • Remove from the pecans from the heat and spread them out in an even layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and allow the pecans to cool and harden. Store in an airtight container at room temperture up to 5 days.
  • Serve these coconut sugar candied pecans over ice cream, salads, or your favorite sweet treat.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg