Jerk-Spiced Pecans

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Total Time: 5 minutes


Blogger Liz Moody shares a delicious and nutritious 5-minute snack recipe that kicks up the flavor: Jerk-Spiced Pecans! 


  • 2 cups raw, halved pecans
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • Pinch cayenne
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine grain mineral salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Add the pecans, smoked paprika, allspice, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, and cayenne to a skillet.
  2. Turn heat to medium and toast for 1-2 minutes, until the spices are fragrant.
  3. Add the maple syrup, thyme, salt, onion powder, and garlic powder and stir well to coat, then cook for 2-3 more minutes, until the maple syrup has thickened.
  4. Pour onto parchment paper and space out so they’re not touching each other. They’ll harden as they cool.
  5. Store in a tightly sealed container at room temp for up to 5 days.

nutrition facts

Based on 8 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories250
  • Total Fat18g
  • Saturated Fat1.5g
  • Sodium220mg
  • Carbohydrate24g
  • Dietary Fiber3g
  • Protein2g

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