Puh-con? Pee-can? We don’t care what you call these nuts, as long as they taste delectable! Serve our Smoky Maple Pecans at your next holiday party! Recreate the look with Williams-Sonoma’s Hammered Copper Mug #mywilliamssonoma

Smoky Maple Pecans

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Serves 2 cups     adjust servings



  • 2 cups raw pecan halves
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp BBQ seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 1/2 tbsp maple sugar (substitute light brown sugar)
  • 4 tbsp raw granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp salted butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, onion powder, mustard powder, chili powder, BBQ seasoning, sugar, maple sugar, salt, and salt in a small bowl.  Melt butter in microwave and pour over nuts; pour sugar/ seasoning mixture over nuts and stir until evenly coated. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper and spread out nuts evenly. Bake for 12-15 minutes and immediately remover parchment paper from baking sheet and allow nuts to cool thoroughly.  Enjoy!


Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 1039kcal Calories from fat 853
% Daily Value
Total Fat 95g 146%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Transfat 1g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 393mg 16%
Carbohydrate 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 39g
Protein 10g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g