How to Toast Pecans


Learn how to make perfect crunchy toasted pecans in the oven, on the stovetop, or in your air fryer. Toasting pecans makes them crunchier and more flavorful. Make a batch today to add to baked goods, yogurt bowls, salads, and more.

oven method


Spread pecans in a single layer on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Toast at 300°F for 8-10 minutes.

Stovetop method


Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pecans and toast 5-7 minutes, stirring regularly to prevent burning.

air fryer method


Add pecans to air fryer tray or basket, not overlapping. Air fry at 225°F for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through.

when are they done?


Toasted pecans are done when they are fragrant, crunchy, and one shade deeper brown than they started.

Full instructions linked below!