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


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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