34 Pecan Recipes to Pique Your Tastebuds

Hello and welcome to this thing we’re doing where we help you figure out what you’re gonna put in your mouth this week. Some of these are recipes we’ve tried, some of these are recipes we’re looking forward to trying, all of them are fucking delicious. Tell us what you want to put in your piehole or suggest your own recipes, and we’ll talk about which things we made, which things we loved, and which things have changed us irreversibly as people. 

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Pecans are excellent for so much more than pie! (Obviously they are also excellent in pie, but that’s not the point.) The following pecan recipes include salads, pesto, beer soup, pancakes, crumble, cronuts, ice cream and more.


1. Grilled Pecans and Peaches

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2. Raw Vegetable and Faro Salad with Pecans

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3. Kale Salad with Apple, Cranberries and Pecans

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4. Sweet Potato-Pecan Salad

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5. Roasted Butternut Squash with Kale and Almond Pecan Parmesan

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6. Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Sweet ‘n’ Savory Pecans

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7. Pecan Pesto

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8. Brie and Cheddar Apple Beer Soup with Pecan Oat Crumble

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9. Rosemary Raisin Pecan Crisps

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10. Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Pecan Filling

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11. Persimmon Pecan Bread

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12. Maple Pecan Pancakes

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13. Apple Pecan Hemp Hearts Granola

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14. Pecan Pie Granola

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15. Microwave Pralines

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16. Pecan Sandies

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17. Spiced Pecan Linzer Cookies

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18. Salty Pecan Vanilla Oat Cookies

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19. Banana Pecan Shortbread

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This shortbread recipe is vegan, gluten free and uses coconut oil instead of butter.


20. Milk Chocolate Pecan Cups

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21. Olive Oil, Raspberry and Sea Salt Brownies

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22. Sriracha Pecan Brittle Brownies

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23. Boozy Pecan Pie Bars with Sea Salt

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24. Peach and Plum Crumble

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With pecans, duh.


25. Pecan Cornmeal Butter Cake

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26. Olive Oil Pecan Rum Cake

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27. Incredibly Gooey Collapsing Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Custard Cake

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28. Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

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29. Apple Pecan Pie Cronuts with Apple Cider Caramel Drizzle

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30. Pecan Brownie Buns with Espresso Glaze

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31. World’s Easiest Sticky Buns

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32. Apple Pecan Mini Pies

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33. Pecan Pie

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34. Pecan Praline Ice Cream with Salty Honey Sauce

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Ryan Yates was the NSFW Editor (2013–2018) and Literary Editor for Autostraddle.com, with bylines in Nylon, Refinery29, The Toast, Bitch, The Daily Beast, Jezebel, and elsewhere. They live in Los Angeles and also on twitter and instagram.

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