Pecan Recipes

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Pecan Sticky Buns

Rating: 4.5 stars 41
An easy recipe for pecan sticky buns. Yummy! Everyone's favorite - gooey, sticky, and rich.
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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.
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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 109
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 7174
A simple, moist, yummy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.
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Candied Pecans

Rating: 5 stars 791
Pecans are baked in a sweet cinnamon coating, creating tasty candied pecans perfect for holiday gifts.

Sock it to Me Cake III

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
A butter cake mix helps make this cake with cinnamon, brown sugar, and pecans fairly quick and easy to achieve.
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Best Ever Banana Bread

Rating: 5 stars 2286
Buttermilk is the secret ingredient in this wonderfully moist banana bread.
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Pecan Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
This chicken salad comes together fast using rotisserie chicken breasts. The herbs, along with the pecans, help to make this chicken salad flavorful. Serve on top of toasted croissants, or butter lettuce.

Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 3922
Creamy sweet potatoes topped with a crunchy pecan topping. So delicious!

Inspiration and Ideas

Pecan Pie
Rating: 4.5 stars 806

This easy Southern pecan pie is simply the best.