Classic Candied Pecans Made Simple In The Instant Pot

If you’ve ever candied nuts before, you know that it can be a tedious process.  Simplify and enjoy with this Instant Pot Candied Pecans recipe!

Stir, wait 15 minutes, stir some more, wait 15 minutes…and so on and so on.  Who has time for that?  Use your Instant Pot instead and make candied nuts in a fraction of the time!

Here’s a treat that we love any time of year, but especially during the holidays.  And what a great gift idea!



I Don’t Have Time For That has hit the nail on the head with this recipe.  You get all the wonderful sweet, spicy and nutty flavors, without the headache of the traditional method.  If you get an Instant Pot for Christmas, whip up a batch of these first thing.  Everyone will be so impressed!




Here’s your ingredient list for Instant Pot Candied Pecans:

  • 4 cups pecan halves or any nut you would like
  • 2/3 cup PURE maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Optional Coating
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
Visit I Don’t Have Time For That for the complete recipe.


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