Amaretto Pecans

Need a great topping for your next sundae? Try these Amaretto Pecans! They will totally impress you!Amaretto Hot Chocolate Float – Day One – Stove-Top Amaretto Pecans

This week I needed something chocolaty! I also wanted some ice cream in a bad way! I’ve had this idea of Amaretto Ice Cream for some time, but wasn’t sure what to pair it with. I finally came with the idea of a Hot Chocolate Float. Make the ice cream and add the hot chocolate to it and BAM you get this amazing dessert. And everyone knows that the perfect ice cream needs the perfect topping – Amaretto Pecans to the rescue.

Now, before you get excited about these pecans being a snacking treat, I’m sorry to disappoint you. These pecans turned out soft and sticky. They were good to eat, don’t get me wrong, but I just don’t see someone sitting down with a bowl of them.

I ended up chopping up most of them to put into the ice cream and reserved a handful to top my floats.

Yummy Amaretto Glazed Pecans are getting made ASAP for an ice cream party!I think these would be an awesome addition to any sundae party! Move over boring nuts, these Amaretto Pecans are ready to impress!

Ok, it would have to be an adult-ish sundae party because I don’t think that the kids would appreciate them. Kids can be kind of particular… They don’t know what they’re missing!

Pecans in sticky Amaretto glaze! Perfect for an ice cream topping.The pecans and Amaretto are cooked on the stove-top until all the alcohol has evaporated leaving behind all the sticky flavor. I loved them!

Amaretto Pecans

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Amaretto and Pecans cooked on the stove-top for a sticky concoction.
  • ½ C Amaretto
  • 1½ C Pecans
  • 3 Tbsp Sugar
  • pinch of salt
  1. Place all the ingredients into a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat. Mix the amaretto and sugar coating the pecans until all of the liquid has evaporated.
  2. Transfer the pecans to a cookie sheet lined with a silicon mat to cool completely.
  3. Store loosely covered in a dry (non humid) location.





  1. A hot chocolate float sounds like perfection in this chilly weather! We’re hosting a drink link-up today, and would love for you to share this yummy recipe!

  2. I love glazed nuts like this, I could eat that whole bowl! Saying hello from wow me Wednesday!


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