Pecans are a beloved nut that can add a rich, nutty flavor and satisfying crunch to any dessert. From classic pecan pie to creative twists like pecan praline cheesecake and pecan caramel brownies, we’ve rounded up the most mouth-watering pecan dessert recipes for you to try. So, grab your apron and get ready to indulge in some seriously delicious pecan desserts. Let’s dive in!
Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
These Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars are right out of my mom’s recipe book. They are rich, sweet, and deliciously sticky. They can easily be made ahead of time and popped into the freezer.
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Gluten Free No Bake Oatmeal Cookies
When you don’t want to turn on the oven you can still have delicious gluten free cookies fast. These cookies are made simply with oatmeal, coconut, nut butter, maple syrup, and chocolate chips. Simply mix and drop – couldn’t be easier!
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Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie
I can’t get enough of this amazing chocolate chunk pecan pie! My mom makes it every holiday, and it’s one of the things I look forward to most. It’s the best chocolate pecan pie recipe ever. It’s bursting with pecans and chocolate, and every mouthful will make you say yummmm!!
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Double Chocolate Pecan Blondies
Looking for an easy blondie recipe? I find these double chocolate pecan blondies so good! Blondie bars are so good with anything from a glass of chilled milk to a cup of coffee or hot tea. These blonde brownies are delicious and made with semisweet and white chocolate.
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Air Fryer Candied Pecans
Are you looking for the perfect snack? This recipe for Air Fryer Candied Pecans is the best! You’ll love this fast and easy nut mixture that seriously makes the best-candied pecans!
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How to Make a Homemade Southern Pecan Pie Recipe
Are you STILL intimidated at the thought of making a pecan pie? I am going to share with you step-by-step instructions for how to make my favorite pecan pie recipe. You really can’t get a pecan pie recipe better than this!
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Chocolate Chip Pecan Oatmeal Cookie Recipe Without Butter
You are going to love these chocolate chip pecan oatmeal cookies! Can you make oatmeal chocolate chip cookies without butter? Yes! Here’s the recipe.
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Easy No-bake Chocolate Pecan Rum Balls
These easy Chocolate Pecan Rum Balls are soft and fudgy no-bake treats made with chocolate cookie crumbs, toasted pecans, and a kick of rum. They ship well and are great for Christmas and Hanukkah gifts, hostess gifts, and holiday platters. A luscious adults-only treat!
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White Chocolate Marshmallow Pecan Fudge
Smooth and creamy, this White Chocolate Fudge (aka Vanilla Fudge) is easy to make and contains no sweetened condensed milk. Add marshmallows and roasted pecans for variety, or choose another fun mix-in. Perfect for Mother’s Day, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, or any other day you want to make someone feel special. Even yourself!
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Pecan Protein Bites
Delicious and easy protein bites with all the flavor of pecan pie! I made these Pecan Protein Bites last Thanksgiving, and they were a definite crowd-pleaser! I used coconut sugar to sweeten them, but you can substitute a no-calorie sweetener if you’d like to lower the carbs a bit.
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Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie
Make Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie the centerpiece of your dessert table this Thanksgiving. Toasted pecans, brown sugar, a splash of bourbon, and dark chocolate give this classic pie a modern twist. Nestled in a flaky butter crust with hints of cinnamon, this fudgy pie will make you thankful for fall flavors.
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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies
Give your favorite cookie a nutty upgrade with this recipe for Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies. Soft, chewy and crunchy in every bite, these brown butter cookies are a trifecta of textures.
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Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans
This homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe is easy to make with only 6 ingredients & is so much more delicious than the nuts from the mall or fair! Make a batch of candied pecans and use them as a salad topper, enjoy as a sweet snack, or give away as holiday gifts.
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Vegan Maple Candied Pecan Cookies
These Vegan Pecan Cookies are the ultimate combination of sweet and crunchy goodness. These delicious vegan cookies are the perfect healthy fall dessert for cookie season. This easy recipe is made with clean and simple ingredients, and they’re so good nobody will even know they’re vegan or healthy!
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Healthy Vegan Maple Pecan Cookies
These Vegan Maple Pecan Cookies are the perfect soft and chewy cookies for fall. They’re full of pure maple flavors, easy to make, and super healthy! This recipe is guaranteed to be a hit amongst all!
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Vegan Sweet Potato Ice Cream
This Sweet Potato Ice Cream is the perfect easy fall dessert! This creamy ice cream is the best way to sneak extra veggies into your diet. It has the perfect rich texture an sweet flavor, and it’s made with clean and simple ingredients.
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Pumpkin Cheesecake With Candied Pecans
The best pumpkin cheesecake with a candied pecan trim! This easy recipe for a baked cheesecake is full of pumpkin and spice. It is basically a reconstructed pumpkin pie with sweet crunchy candied pecans on top.
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Salted Caramel Turtle Brownies
If you love salted caramel, nuts, and fudge brownies, then this salted caramel turtle brownie recipe is for you! Salted caramel turtle brownies are fudge brownies topped with salted caramel and pecans.
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Mini Pecan Pies (Pecan Tassies)
Flaky and tender mini pecan pies (or pecan tassies) pack all of the rich brown sugar flavor of a pecan pie into a bite size package. This easy make ahead and freezer friendly recipe is perfect for the holiday season!
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Brown Butter Pecan Blondies
These Brown Butter Pecan Blondies are an irresistibly sweet and simple dessert.
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Healthy Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites
Healthy pumpkin cheesecake bites are outrageously delicious with a gingersnap crust! High in protein, and low carb these mini cheesecakes are perfectly healthy and made with real pumpkin puree!
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New Orleans Pecan Pralines
This pecan pralines recipe has been a beloved family recipe for over 35 years. Whole snappy pecans in a candied sugar coating make these treats irresistible. A classic Southern tradition, native to New Orleans, this one-of-a-kind cookie is quick to make but hard to forget.
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Coconut Pecan Cookies
Indulge your inner cookie monster with this soft & chewy Coconut Pecan Cookies recipe. Brimming with delicious goodies like oatmeal, pecans, and coconut shavings- it’s cookie bliss in one mixing bowl. Includes tips and step by step instructions.
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Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge With Pecans
This Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge with Pecans is the easy fudge recipe you’ve been looking for! A homemade chocolate fudge that is creamy and delicious!
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Caramel Apple Pecan Dump Cake
This Caramel Apple Pecan Dump Cake is an easy dessert to make when you want a caramel apple fix! Perfect fall flavors for autumn or any time of year!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.