Maple-Glazed Pecans

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 T. vanilla extract
  • 4 cups pecans

In an iron skillet or saucepan, stir together the syrup, cinnamon, butter, and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until the mixture becomes brown and thickens. Add the vanilla extract, then the nuts and toss until the nuts are covered evenly with the glaze. Quickly spread the nuts out and cool them on wax paper.

  • Yields: about 4 cups
  • Preparation Time: about 30 minutes
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