12 Incredible Recipes for National Pecan Month

Last Updated November 14, 2016
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Happy National Pecan Month! There are at least four accepted ways to pronounce "pecan", so however you say it, we're sure you'll love these 12 recipes. 

Pecan Harvest Cocktail

This drink is definitely a dessert drink. It has a lot of sweetness and almost begins to taste chocolaty after a few sips. From: Lure +Till, Palo Alto.

Sorghum Bourbon Pecan Pie

The slightly mineral taste of sorghum syrup, made from sorghum cane, pairs well with the salt and butter of biscuits—and pie dough. Using sorghum rather than cane syrup for pecan pie makes the sweet...

Cranberry-Pecan Cookies

Cranberry pecan cookies on a blue background
Ruby red bits of tart cranberries and local pecans add a festive touch to these simple, delicious cookies.

Cocoa & Cayenne Pecans

Cocoa and cayenne Spiced pecans
These sweet and spicy cocoa and cayenne pecans are the perfect seasonal ready-made gift or party snack. Make this treat more local by purchasing pecans that have been grown no farther away than...

Bourbon Sweet Potato Soufflé with Bacon Pecan Praline

By Vincent Perri of Revel + Roost | Yield: 5 servings

Maple-Pecan Lace Cookies

Maple-Pecan Lace Cookies
Crispy when it's dry out, chewy when it's humid, either way they're delicious. Try serving these with ice cream or on a cheese plate.

Susan’s Roasted Pecan-Encrusted Quail with Fruit Stuffing

A flash-fried kale nest under each quail serves as a nice counterpoint to the sweet fruit. Look for this and other quail recipes in The Field to Table Cookbook by Susan L. Ebert (Welcome Books /...

Peach-Pecan Whiskey Milkshake

We usually have a few jars of infused alcohols hidden in the back of our kitchen shelves. The idea of home infusion might sound intimidating but it really is one of the easiest and very hands-off...

Apple Crisp with Pecans & Orange

Since apple season and the pecan harvest coincide, combine the two ingredients in a cinnamon-accented crisp. It smells heavenly while it bakes.