Smoked Bourbon Caramel Pecans

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Smoked Bourbon Caramel Pecans

pit barrel smoked bourbon pecans

Serves 8

Cook time: 2 hours | Desired Temp: N/A

*Cook times may vary!




1/4 cup bourbon
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tbs. sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbs. orange juice
1 stick salted butter
4 cups pecans
Extra cinnamon and sugar to sprinkle on after roasting.

How to make Pit Barrel Smoked Bourbon Caramel Pecans: 


  1. In a saucepan add the first six ingredients, simmer on med-high heat until thick and caramelized.
  2. Light Pit Barrel® following normal instructions
  3. Remove from heat and gently fold pecans into bourbon caramel.
  4. Transfer to a Pit Barrel safe pan (cast iron, metal cake pan, etc.) place pecans in Pit Barrel for two hours stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from Pit Barrel, sprinkle with additional cinnamon and sugar, enjoy!

Warning, these are deliciously addictive! Enjoy! 

pit barrel smoked bourbon caramel pecans

Thank you Katie Wiley @thekitchenwild for sharing this recipe and beautiful pictures!