Maple Glazed Pecans

a bowl of maple glazed pecans



3 Cups Whole Pecans
2/3 Cup Light Brown Sugar
1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar
3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
1 Tablespoon Water
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Cinnamon Sugar Coating
3 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon


  1. Prepare a 1/2 sheet pan with parchment paper; set aside
  2. In a medium saucepan combine the light brown sugar, granulated sugar, maple syrup, water and vanilla extract
  3. On medium heat, bring this mixture to a boil until the sugar is dissolved
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the pecans into the sugar mixture; stir the pecans to coat them in the sugar mixture (stir for 1-2 minutes to allow the caramel to slightly cool and fully stick to the pecans)
  5. Pour the glazed pecans onto a prepared sheet pan and sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar
  6. Allow the pecans to cool completely and for the glaze to dry before placing them into a serving bowl or packaging to gift