Spicy Caramel Pecans

Spicy Caramel Pecans Recipe

Crunchy and sweet with a little bit of heat. That's what you'll get with these tasty Spicy Pecans. Perfect holiday party snacks or gifts wrapped in a colorful package.

confident kitchen meal plans

Recipe Information

Flavor Profile








Total Time

30 Minutes

What did you think about this recipe?

Have you made this recipe? I would love to hear your feedback.

Rate & Review This Recipe


      • 1 Pound Pecan Halves
      • 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
      • 2 Tablespoons Lime Juice
      • 3 Tablespoons Ground Chile
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Arrange the pecans on a baking sheet, in a single layer.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Combine the sugar, lime juice, ground chile, cayenne, and salt over high heat. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes, until sugar melts. Continue stirring until mixture is bubbly and slightly caramelized, about 2 to 3 additional minutes.
  4. Combine the caramel and toasted pecans, stir until well coated. Spread on baking sheet. Cool at room temperature for at least 60 minutes.

Nutrition & Cost Facts


379 kcal


22 g


33 g


4 g

Cost Per Serving


Did this recipe need any tweaks?

We do are best to ensure that each and every CHEFBear recipe is of the best quality. But, sometimes one slips through the cracks and needs a bit more work. Please provide your feed back in the space provided and we will do our level best to make it right!

Submit Your Feedback


astrif fifth

Hi, glad to know you were here. I'm CHEFBear, a home chef and software architect. I like to go anywhere to hunting some great recipes and share the results with you. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor.


A CHEFBear Approved Kitchen Essential

My Favorite Recipes

Join My Email Tribe Today!

We’re so sure CHEFBEAR can help build your confidence in the kitchen and cook the freshest and tasty meals. And as my friend, you will receive special tips, tricks, and other goodies. And, how about a few exclusive meal plans and other exclusive perks, how does that sound to you?

Just enter your email address below — I promise it will be kept secret — I HATE spam as much as you do! Come on and join me in the kitchen today. I am so ready to cook with you.