Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is one of those heaven-on-earth experiences. This recipe was taken from and was originally used as a pumpkin pie garnish....but it is so amazing and so easy by itself that I just HAD TO share it here! I think it would be a PERFECT addition to any holiday tray. CAUTION: This is very addictive. it is common to consume mass quantities in one sitting. be warned!! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place large piece of foil on work surface.
  2. Stir sugar, honey, butter and salt in heavy medium skillet over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves, butter melts and syrup comes to simmer.
  3. Add pecans
  4. Cook until syrup turns deep caramel color and bubbles thickly.
  5. stir nuts occasionally to coat (about 9 minutes)
  6. Scrape onto foil
  7. WORKING QUICKLY, separate nuts with spoon.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Break candy apart into desired sizes (NOTE: this is why the yield/servings is a guesstimate).
  10. Place in airtight container.
  11. You may now eat a piece of heaven -- or five pieces -- (if you haven't done so by now!).
  12. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

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great base, I felt it needed more salt... even though I used salted butter. I'm definitely making again, I might try with pistachios.