Create your own homemade roasted pecans. They make the perfect snack, salad topper and even a great hostess gift. Seasonally, fresh pecans can be found at your favorite grocery store or farmers market.

Roasted Pecans

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Serves: 6

  • 1½ lb. fresh pecan halves
  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan.
  3. Pour into large mixing bowl, add pecan halves.
  4. Toss with a spoon and sprinkle salt evenly over the pecans, toss again.
  5. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a cookie sheet or in a shallow roasting pan. Roast uncovered for 15 – 20 minutes, tossing twice with a spoon. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Serve with cocktails or anytime as a snack.