Sunday, October 28, 2012

Salted Pecan Candies

Salt? Sweet?

These are crunchy little nuggets of joy.
I used mini muffin cups and sprayed them with cooking spray which made removal from the pan amazingly easy.

Salted Pecan Candies

Vegetable Oil Cooking Spray
¾ cup sugar
¼ cup light corn syrup
½ cup coarsely chopped pecans
Large flake sea salt

  1. Coat 16 cups of two 12 cup mini muffin tins with cooking spray.
  2. Bring sugar and corn syrup to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring and brushing down sides with a wet pastry brush to prevent sugar crystals from forming, until sugar dissolves. Cook, swirling occasionally, until mixture just starts to turn golden around edge.
  3. Stir in Pecans. Cook, stirring occasionally until mixture is pale amber, about 8 minutes.
  4. Working quickly, spoon caramel into muffin cups (about 1 tablespoon each) and immediately sprinkle with salt.
  5. Let cool completely. Remove from tins (you may have to bang on tins)


  1. Oh YUM! Anything with pecans has me! Thanks for sharing at Celebrate Your Story!

  2. These sound amazing! :)

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

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  3. These look like wonderful little treats, Jay! I love things that are sweet and salty, and pecans are one of my favourite nuts. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us at Hearth and Soul.

  4. Oh my I need these!! Thanks for sharing on the What's for Dinner link up!