Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

My husband cannot walk past anyone selling candied nuts in the mall or at a festival. The smells lures him in, and he ends up buying multiple servings to take some home. It is one of his guilty pleasures. Now that we live in a rural area and don’t run into vendors often, I figured out how to make instant pot candied pecans at home. They taste just like the ones you buy at the fair. Added bonus: Your house will smell amaaaazing!

Ingredients for Instant Pot Candied Pecans

  • 4 c Pecan Halves
  • 2/3 c Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 c Water (room temperature)
  • 1/2 tbsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tbsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c Brown Sugar

How to Make Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Turn the instant pot to saute.
Add pecans, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne pepper and salt.
Sauté until pecans are tender (5-10 minutes) while constantly stirring.
Turn the instant pot off.


Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Add water and select manual high pressure. Set the timer for 10 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
When the timer goes off, perform a quick release on the instant pot.
Pour pecans in a single layer on the baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes.
Turn the pecans over and return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes.
Remove and cool completely.Instant Pot Candied Pecans

For the coating, add the sugar and brown sugar to a large storage container and combine.
Add 1/4 of pecans to the sugar mixture.
Place the lid on tight and shake.
Continuing adding pecans until all are coated. Enjoy!

These instant pot candied pecans make fantastic gifts for the holidays. You can control how much to give based on the size of the treat bag or container (love these). That’s if there are any left. They are addicting!

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

A simple yet delicious Candied Pecan recipe. This Candied Pecan Instant pot recipe is great for your family or package it up and give them as a gift.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 c Pecan Halves
  • 2/3 c Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 c Water (room temperature)
  • 1/2 tbsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tbsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c Brown Sugar

Instructions

  1. Turn the instant pot to saute.
  2. Add pecans, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cayenne pepper and salt.
  3. Sauté until pecans are tender (5-10 minutes) while constantly stirring.
  4. Turn the instant pot off.
  5. Add water and select manual high pressure. Set the timer for 10 minutes.
  6. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. When the timer goes off, perform a quick release on the instant pot.
  8. Pour pecans in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for 5 minutes.
  10. Turn the pecans over and return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes.
  11. Remove and cool completely.
  12. For the coating, add the sugar and brown sugar to a large storage container and combine.
  13. Add 1/4 of pecans to the sugar mixture.
  14. Place the lid on tight and shake.
  15. Continuing adding pecans until all are coated.

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