Spicy Maple Pecans


As snacks, as an aperitif or as a garnish, this spicy maple pecans recipe will delight your taste buds. Prepare them with our Quebec’s maple syrup!


Ingredients (for 2 cups)

  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup
  • 5 ml (1 teaspoon) chili powder
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) garlic powder
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) cayenne
  • 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) onion powder
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) salt
  • 500 ml (2 cups) pecan halves



1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. In a bowl, combine the syrup, spices and salt. Add the pecans and stir to coat well.

3. Scatter the pecans evenly over the baking sheet and bake, stirring every 5 minutes, until well toasted, about 15 minutes.

4. Let cool.

5. Serve as cocktail nibbles or use as a garnish for Maple Pork Medallions.


Source: Ricardo Larivée


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