Although this recipe is for vegan candied pecans you can of course use any nut you prefer or a combination of all different nuts! Subtly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves; and the secret ingredient to make these 100% vegan is the aquafaba!

Candied Pecans [Vegan]


Cooking Time




  • 3 tablespoons Aquafaba
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Pecan Halves (or other nuts)
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cloves
  • Salt pinch


  1. Whip the aquafaba in a large mixing bowl until foamy.
  2. Add the vanilla extract and whip it to incorporate
  3. Add the pecans and toss to coat well
  4. Combine the sugar, salt & spices and add to the pecans in the bowl.
  5. Toss well to evenly coat
  6. Spread onto a silicone mat or a lightly oiled sheet pan
  7. Bake in a preheated 300°F oven for 20 minutes, stir them up after you take them out of the oven and redistribute and cool
  8. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month at room temperature