Pecan Recipes

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Pecan Sticky Buns

Rating: 4.5 stars 41
Yummy! Everyone's favorite - gooey, sticky, and rich.

Sweet Potato Pecan Waffles

Rating: 4.5 stars 40
These are special treat in our house! Try substituting pumpkin puree or canned yam puree for the sweet potatoes for tasty variations. Top with warmed pecan syrup or our favorite, vanilla yogurt.

Nickie's Apple-Pecan Cheesecake

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
Nickie, my boss, made this cheesecake and brought to work. Everyone raved about it, and it is to die for! I know of no one who does not like it, although it may not be so beautiful to look at.

Pecan-Crusted Pork with Pumpkin Butter

Rating: 4.5 stars 103
This is one of my favorite ways to eat pork. Pork chops are crusted in pecans and breadcrumbs, then topped with a delicious homemade pumpkin butter. (You can always use store bought pumpkin butter if you can find it but homemade is always better).

Carrot Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 7079
A simple, moist, yummy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.
By Allrecipes Member

Candied Pecans

Rating: 5 stars 689
Pecans are baked in a sweet cinnamon coating, creating tasty candied pecans perfect for holiday gifts.

Pecan Pie Energy Bites

Rating: 5 stars 2
These energy balls are packed with pecan pie flavor in every bite.

Sock it to Me Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 100
A butter cake mix helps make this cake with cinnamon, brown sugar, and pecans fairly quick and easy to achieve.

Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 3844
A delicious mashed sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan topping. Easy to make ahead, this recipe bakes in only 30 minutes.

Kentucky Derby Pie

Rating: 5 stars 1
A yummy chocolate chip cookie pie with nuts. Usually served warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

Precious Pineapple Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 104
This wonderful cake starts with a cake mix to which you add pineapple and pecans and frost with a cream cheese frosting. It is very moist, even better the second day.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Easy Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Rating: 4.5 stars 3

Garnish this cinnamon roll casserole with powdered sugar and serve with additional maple syrup, if desired.