Cajun Spiced Pecans

If spicy-hot Cajun seasoning isn’t to your liking, you can use sweet-hot barbecue seasoning blend, savory Italian seasoning blend, or another seasoning mix instead.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 3 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24


  • 3 lbs. pecan halves
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil or melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning


  • Add pecans, oil or butter, and Cajun seasoning to a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for 1 hour. Taste for seasoning and add more Cajun seasoning if desired. Stir the mixture.
  • Cover and cook for 2 more hours, stirring mixture again after 1 hour. Store in an airtight container.