Glazed Pecans

  • Serves

    makes 2 cups


Coated with a sour cream-based glaze and baked in the oven, pecans become a toasty, sweet snack. This recipe first appeared in our November 2013 issue along with Wendell Brock's story Southern Belle.


  • 34 cup sugar
  • 14 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups pecan halves, lightly toasted
  • 34 tsp. vanilla extract


Step 1

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Whisk sugar and sour cream in a 4-qt. saucepan until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbling and thick, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in pecan halves and vanilla extract until well coated. Spread on prepared baking sheet; let cool completely. Break into bite-size pieces before serving.

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