Maple Pecan Appetizer

Hutchinson Maple

Maple Pecan Appetizer

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Hutchinson Maple


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (60 ml)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (125 ml)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (7 ml)
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (5 ml)
  • 3 1/3 cups pecan halves (825 ml)


  • Melt the butter and combine with maple syrup, salt and cayenne pepper in a pan over a low heat. Add the pecans and stir to mix all the ingredients. Leave the mixture on the heat for 2-3 minutes. Spread the spicy pecan mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil to cool.
  • Arrange pecans in bowls to serve.


Makes 3 1/3 cups.

Hutchinson Maple

Maple syrup is a unique product with a natural sweetness and rich flavor. Everyone knows how good maple syrup is poured over hot pancakes or drizzled on a plate of french toast. But there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy the natural flavor and goodness of maple syrup! You can use one of the quick ideas we have suggested below or try one of the great recipes on our site. Or simply replace the sweetener in your recipes with maple syrup. If you are substituting maple syrup for the sugar, honey or other sweetener when cooking or baking, be sure to check out our cooking tips for some suggestions.

How To Use

  • Sweeten homemade applesauce
  • Use maple syrup to sweeten plain yogurt
  • Mix into coffee, tea
  • Drizzle over oatmeal
  • Use as a glaze over ham, turkey, chicken, salmon
  • Add to icing or whipped cream
  • Drizzle over ice cream