Recipe By Joyce Hickman
Published Jun 8th
Prep 10m Cook 1h Additional - Ready In 1h 10m
Servings 6 cups Calories 546.8

This crunchy snack is easy to make and has a delightful salty flavor.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 6 cups shelled pecans
  • salt to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
  2. 2 Pour the butter into a medium bowl, and mix in the pecans. Stir until the pecans are well coated.
  3. 3 Arrange coated pecans in a single layer on one or two medium baking sheets. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven approximately 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, cool and store in covered containers.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 546.8
  • Carbohydrate 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol 40.7 mg
  • Fat 58.2 g
  • Fiber 5.7 g
  • Protein 5.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 13.4 g
  • Sodium 109 mg
  • Sugar 2.4 g


  1. I have made this recipe many times and use two egg whites slightly beaten to moisten the pecans with. They are wonderful and less calories. Follow the recipe givn for oven temperature and cooking time.
  2. I've been making these for years- only 4 stars, because the butter content is too high. Use 1 stick per 5 cups of pecans...melt the butter in a shallow glass dish in the oven. Stir in a dash of garlic powder. Add nuts, stir gently until coated. Remove to baking pan with a SLOTTED spoon, - Read more ...
  3. I use 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon Tony's Seasoning. 1 cup of butter is way too much.
  4. I thought these were great. I only had them in the oven about 25 minutes before they started looking like they were burning. My oven is off quite a bit though. Just peek at them every 10 minutes the first time you make them. My husband thought they were a little too rich to eat - Read more ...
  5. I made these last Christmas for myself and friends. They were delicious and easy - I do suggest that you keep an eye on them in order to keep them from getting overdone.