April 2016 is National Pecan Month! If you are anything like me and my family, you cannot wait to indulge in these delicious (and healthy!) treats. Thankfully, as pecans have been getting gradually more popular in the last few years, several enticing products have emerged to present us with greater pecan-indulging options. From pies to coffees, chocolates to pancakes, this list has got you covered!
While you're at it, if homemade is more your thing, check out these mouthwatering recipes: Goo Goo Supreme Pecan Bars, Rolo's Pecan Pretzel Delights, Vegan Mocha Crunch Pecan Butter Cups, Pecan Crusted Salmon, Sweet Potato Pecan and Goat Cheese Bites, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies, Mini Spicy Crust Bourbon Pecan Pies & Homemade Cinnamon Ice Cream, Pecan Coconut Brownies, Oatmeal Pecan Pie, and Betty Crocker's Easy Pecan Pie Bars.
Starting off the list, a childhood classic:
More likely to eat a salad than sweets? Try topping your greens with some tasty, healthy cranberries & pecans.
No time to bake a pecan pie? (Hey, April is a busy month!) Grab a cake mix and try this creamy coconut pecan frosting by Duncan Hines instead. I'll keep your secret ;)
Craving a breakfast-time, pecan treat? Try these two tasty cereals that start will start your day in a healthy way and won't cause a midday sugar crash.
Or maybe you're just looking for a snack?
Or maybe gourmet-type sweets get you going?
And my 2 personal favorite pecan treats:
(Disclosure: I am also the type of person that could probably eat pancakes for the rest of my life. #pancakesalldayeveryday)
This coffee tastes as good as it smells: AMAZING!
There are endless pecan treat options!
Now you've seen the treats, but still wanting to make something for yourself? Check out this great deal for pecan halves:
Now follow up those sweet treats with some tasty coffee:
And don't forget: these buttery-sweet goodies make a great mix-in for salads, oatmeal, ice cream, trail mix, and, well, pretty much anything!
What are your favorite pecan treats? Let me know in the comments!
Happy National Pecan Month!