Air Fryer Pecans (Honey-Roasted Pecans Recipe)

How to Make Air Fryer Roasted Pecans Recipe Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe for making…

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Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

How to Make Air Fryer Roasted Pecans Recipe

Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe for making holiday nuts gift packs. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow and you will put it on repeat.

If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you’ve got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

When it comes to roasting pecans, I love using the air fryer because it’s faster than the oven and doesn’t heat up the house too much. Only a few steps are required to make them, so if you are ready, let’s make some roasted pecans in the air fryer!

Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also,  look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Should You Soak Pecans Before Roasting Them in the Air Fryer?

Some recipes encourage you to soak pecans before you roast them in the air fryer. However, you don’t need to do this step if you don’t want to. So, soak them if you want but don’t worry about it if you don’t have the time (or just plain want to skip that step).

Why You Will Love These Healthy Honey Roasted Air Fryer Pecans

  • The pecans come out with the perfect texture.
  • They taste amazing!
  • They make for a perfect snack or topping.
  • I particularly like adding roasted pecans to holiday salads. Check out how it elevated this salad that we serve every Thanksgiving and Christmas!
  • You can make a ton of roasted pecans to enjoy later. 
  • You’ll satisfy your need for something crunchy.
  • Feel free to change the flavors to make different kinds of roasted pecans!
  • Roasted pecans make an excellent holiday gift for loved ones!
Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also,  look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Ingredients for Roasting Pecans in the Air Fryer

Raw pecans, egg white, coconut sugar, salt, cinnamon, all spice

How to Make Healthy Air Fryer Roasted Pecans (Step-by-Step)

Here’s how to make these healthy air fryer roasted pecans that are perfect for a snack dish, topping, or as part of your favorite desserts!

  1. Whisk the egg white

    Carefully add one egg white to a bowl (reserve the yolk for something else). Whisk it, taking care not to over-whisk.Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

  2. Add the spices

    Next, you’ll add the coconut sugar, monk fruit sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and allspice to the bowl with the egg white and whisk well to combine. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

  3. Coat the Pecans

    Add the pecans and coat them in the egg-spice mixture.Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

  4. Air fry the Pecans

    Set the air fryer to 20 minutes and the temperature to 300F. Preheat the air fryer, and you will hear a beeping sound after the air fryer finishes preheating! Then, add parchment paper to the air fryer basket and spread out the coated pecans. Air fry!Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

  5. Turn Mid-way or Not!

    Be sure to check on your pecans midway through the cooking time. You don’t have to turn the pecans over if you don’t want to, but you may find that helps them cook more evenly.Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

  6. Cool and Enjoy

    Once the pecans are done, let them cool. It’s hard to resist not eating them, but they will come to the perfect texture once cooled. Lol, this is tempting, and you may eat them all! The crunch is particularly addicting!! Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

How to Store Leftover Roasted Pecans

Once your pecans are cooled and you’ve eaten your fill, you’ll want to store them for later use. You can use a mason jar or plastic zippered bag to keep them for about 15 days at room temperature. You can also put them into your fridge for a month or even freeze them for up to 4 months.
Personally, these roasted pecans never last more than three days. We always finish them and rarely have to store them for longer. I have never had to keep them in the freezer, but I hear it works!

Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Recipe Notes/Tips

  • Ensure to use egg white and not the entire egg. For vegans or anyone that may not have eggs, you can mix a tablespoon of oil and a tablespoon of water instead of egg white to coat the pecans.
  • You don’t necessarily have to turn the pecans when cooking, but it helps them cook evenly.
  • Ensure to use raw pecans for this recipe. 
  • Please resist the urge to eat them all while they’re cooling.
  • Wait until they are cooled completely before you store them, or they will get soft. 
Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Frequently Asked Questions About Roasting Pecans

Do you chop pecans before or after roasting? 

Always roast your pecans whole first. It’s much easier to chop them up after roasting, plus they’re less likely to burn this way.

Are raw pecans better than roasted pecans? 

Raw pecans will have more vitamin E and antioxidants. The roasting process will deplete some of the nutrients, but they will still contain enough to make them a healthy snack. 

How long and at what temperature do you roast pecans in the air fryer? 

The best way to roast pecans in the air fryer is at 300F for 20 minutes. They will have a nice toasted color to them when they are finished. 

What is the best way to roast pecans? 

While many people love to roast pecans in the oven, I prefer using the air fryer. It’s quick, easy, and doesn’t heat up my whole kitchen. 

Are salted and roasted pecans good for you? 

Yes, roasted and salted pecans are good for you, especially if you make them yourself since you can control the amount of salt used. You’re getting vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats in every bite!

Is toasting pecans the same as roasting pecans?

The terms ‘toasting’ and ‘roasting’ are often used interchangeably when it comes to talk about nuts. However, there’s a key difference here in that roasting means to take a raw ingredient and cook it all the way through with dry heat. Toasting simply browns the outside. 

Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also,  look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Variations/Substitutions

  • Feel free to use another sweetener instead of coconut sugar and monk fruit sweetener.
  • You can also make savory pecans by using garlic powder, everything bagel seasoning, or even just salt and pepper. Or go with a different sweet spice combination, like pumpkin spice seasoning for example. 
  • Don’t like pecans? No probs, use another nut of choice and follow the recipe. You can make honey-roasted nuts using your fav nuts in the air fryer!
  • Try them once the way they are in this recipe and you’ll soon be experimenting with all kinds of sweet and savory pecan options!

HOW MAKE HONEY-ROASTED PECANS

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Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

Air Fryer Pecans (Honey-Roasted Pecans Recipe)

  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also,  look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you’ve got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!


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Instructions

  1. Whisk the egg white. Carefully add one egg white to a bowl (reserve the yolk for something else). Whisk it, taking care not to over-whisk. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 
  2. Add the spices. Next, you’ll add the coconut sugar, monk fruit sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and allspice to the bowl with the egg white and whisk well to combine. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 
  3. Coat the Pecans. Add the pecans and coat them in the egg-spice mixture. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 
  4. Air fry the Pecans. Set the air fryer to 20 minutes and the temperature to 300F. Preheat the air fryer, and you will hear a beeping sound after the air fryer finishes preheating! Then, add parchment paper to the air fryer basket and spread out the coated pecans. Air Fry. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 
  5. Turn Midway or Not! Be sure to check on your pecans midway through the cooking time. You don’t have to turn the pecans over if you don’t want to, but you may find that helps them cook more evenly. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 
  6. Cool and Enjoy. Once the pecans are done, let them cool. It’s hard to resist not eating them, but they will come to the perfect texture once cooled. Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also, look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift! 

Notes

Ensure to use egg white and not the entire egg. For vegans or anyone that may not have egg, you can mix a tablespoon of oil and a tablespoon of water instead of egg white to coat the pecans.

You don’t necessarily have to turn the pecans when cooking, but I think it helps it cook evenly.

Ensure to use raw pecans for this recipe. 

Resist the urge to eat them all while they’re cooling.

Wait until they are cooled completely before you store them or they will get soft. 

Keywords: Nuts, Pecans, Air fryer recipes, honey-roasted pecans, honey-roasted nuts, holiday recipes, gluten-free nuts

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How to Use Air Fryer Pecans:

The truth is that I usually pair these honey-roasted pecans with my award-winning Pomegranate Salad with Arugula, Apples, and Pecans! This is my go-to holiday salad. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter! I love this salad, especially with my air fryer pecans! YUM!!!

The truth is that I usually pair these honey-roasted pecans with my award-winning Pomegranate Salad with Arugula, Apples, and Pecans! This is my go-to holiday salad. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter! I love this salad, especially with my air fryer pecans! YUM!!!

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Easy to make and delightfully tasty vegetarian walnut blue cheese salad recipe requires only 4 ingredients. This healthy 10-minute salad recipe is the perfect no-cook salad you need for the summer months and beyond! You can use this salad for lunch/dinner or as a side dish! Walnut blue cheese salad is a refreshingly light salad that is salty, sweet, and satisfying! Feel free to add your choice of protein for an enjoyable and comforting meal! #Salad #bluecheesesalad #walnutsalad #walnutbluecheesesalad

Our Favorite Pecan Butter Balls!

These pecan energy balls with ripe sweet plantains and oats are tasty (you will be tempted too finish it all, lol), easy to make and requires ONLY 3 ingredients! 

Sweet yellow ripe plantain energy balls. Vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, low carb, sugar-free, sweet, savory, and insanely delicious. These healthy protein bites require only three main ingredients – ripe (sweet yellow) plantain, oats, and nut butter. Healthy vegan snacks excellent pre and post work out snacks. On the go and kid-friendly snacks. Healthy bites for appetizers, side dishes, and dessert. #plantainballs #howtomakeplantainballs #oatmeal #healthyrecipes #energybites #energyballs

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Super easy air fryer pecans, aka honey roasted pecans, are delicious, crunchy, healthy, and, most importantly, snackable! You only need simple ingredients and your air fryer to make this guilt-free snack that everyone will love! Also,  look no further than my air fryer pecans recipe. This air-fried pecans recipe is easy to follow. If you have 20 minutes and raw pecans, then you've got just about everything you need to make air fryer roasted pecans. So if you love roasted pecans, try it now! Air fryer roasted pecans are great as salad toppings and snacks and make a great holiday gift!

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12 Comments

  1. Elizabeth says:

    Delicious snack! I like how this recipe uses healthier alternatives to refined sugar. Thanks for sharing!

  2. This is an easy, healthy, crunchy, sweet and fantastic snack.

  3. This was the perfect sweetness to munch on. I used them as toppings with my salad too.

  4. Love this air fryer pecans, definitely will make them, my family love this snack and we try not to eat regular sugar, we use monk fruit sugar, so perfect. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. Thanks so much for stopping by, Elisa! This snack is definitely perfect, and good to hear that you use monk fruit sweetener as well.😁

  5. I loved saving time by making these pecans in my air fryer. Great recipe!

  6. These look so delicious. I made something similar years ago, and I remember saying I would never make them again because I ate so many.

    I think I’ve just changed my mind!

    1. OMG, Maureen, you are me, cos I always overindulge! I don’t know how not to! Lol, I have make eat less next time!😂