Spicy Buttered Rum Pecans

Spicy Buttered Rum Pecans

Author Melissa Sperka


  • 4-4 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • Coating:
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp rum flavoring [or more to taste]
  • sugar and spice mix:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 250°F. Melt the butter and mix with the corn syrup and rum flavoring until blended.
  • Pour over the pecans and mix until evenly coated.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the sugar and spice mixture. Toss with the pecans.
  • Spread on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 250°F stirring every 15 minutes for 1 hour.
  • Spread on wax paper, and cool completely.
  • Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.