Cinnamon Glazed Pecans

One of our favorite things about Disney is the Cinnamon Glazed Pecans! There’s nothing better than rounding a corner and being met with the wonderful smell!

pecans in a 2 cup measure in front of a black iron skillet

Over the years we’ve mapped out all the carts in every park that sell them. Those carts are always the first place we head. A bag of those cinnamony-sweet, crunchy pecans gives us something delicious to snack on all day!

a close up shot of cinnamon glazed pecans on a baking sheet

But what do you do when you start having cravings in between trips?!! We came up with a recipe that gives us that exact flavor any time we want it!

cinnamon glazed pecans on a baking sheet

If you’re not a big fan of pecans (gasp!), you can substitute whatever nut you prefer. This is just as good with almonds or walnuts. I’ve personally never made it with anything other than those three, but I’m sure it would be just as good with any other nut you want to try.

cinnamon glazed pecans in a white bowl

Let’s face it, when you smother anything with cinnamon and sugar, how could it possibly be bad?!!

cinnamon glazed pecans in a white bowl with some spilling out

Try these out and let us know in the comments what you think!

cinnamon glazed pecans in a white bowl

Cinnamon Glazed Pecans

Crunchy, cinnamony-sweet, delicious! These are a perfect snack for trips, hikes, lunch boxes, and just having around the house.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 558 kcal


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Combine sugar, cinnamon, salt, and water in a cast iron skillet.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add pecans.
  • Continue to cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until sugar mixture starts to crystallize around pecans, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Immediately pour onto prepared sheet pan.
  • Separate pecans.


Serving: 1/2 cupCalories: 558kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 5gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 32gSodium: 65mgFiber: 6gSugar: 52g

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