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Vegan Candied Pecans (Oil-free)

5 Ingredient Vegan Candied Pecans. Stovetop Candied Pecans with gingerbread spice or pumpkin pie spice! Easy Crunchy and great for gifting. Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Oil-free Recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied pecans stovetop, skillet candied pecans, sugared pecans on stovetop
Servings: 8
Calories: 199.8kcal
Author: Vegan Richa


  • 2 cups pecans
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar , 4 tbsp for sweeter
  • 1 tsp gingerbread spice or pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


  • Heat a skillet over low-medium heat. Add the pecans and toast until they start to change color slightly. Let them sit for the first 2 mins then stir every half a minute. 6 to 9 mins.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Stir continuously. The mixture will thin out then thicken and start to stiffen. Take off heat.
  • Transfer to a plate or parchment lined baking sheet and separate the clumps if needed. Cool completely and store in an airtight container for upto 2 weeks. Or gift in jars.



Spice Blend recipes: pumpkin pie spice or gingerbread spice or Chai spice .
Bake: Bake just the pecans at 300 deg F for 10 mins, then mix in the maple syrup, sugar, spices and salt in and continue to bake until the sugar mixture thickens. check every 10 mins. 
Nutrition is for 1 serve


Calories: 199.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.88g | Protein: 2.47g | Fat: 17.81g | Saturated Fat: 1.53g | Sodium: 82.31mg | Potassium: 112.72mg | Fiber: 2.38g | Sugar: 7.04g | Vitamin A: 13.86IU | Vitamin C: 0.27mg | Calcium: 22.77mg | Iron: 0.63mg