9 Pecan Desserts That Are Full Of Southern Sweetness

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Growing up, and currently living in the American south, pecans have been a pretty large part of my diet for a very long time. Pecan-centric desserts tend to be sweet, sticky, and completely decadent. Aside from the fact that they contain natural nuts, there is absolutely nothing healthy about the desserts on this list. That’s totally okay, though! From deliciously smooth ice cream to good old fashioned pound cake, this list has enough amazing pecan desserts to keep you satisfied for a long time.

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1. Salted Caramel Pecan Ice Cream

A decadently sweet homemade pecan ice cream is beautifully swirled with a world-class salted caramel sauce. This ice cream recipe takes a bit of work, sure, but one bite (or lick!) and you’ll completely fall in love.

Find more creative recipes just like this one at Like Mother Like Daughter.

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2. Butter Pecan Fudge

In addition to being ridiculously chewy, this pecan-filled fudge is crazy good too. Six simple steps is all it takes to create a treat that can satisfy anyone’s taste buds.

Head over to Spicy Southern Kitchen to find more southern-inspired bites.

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3. Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Turning a delicious, classic pie into a scrumptious cupcake is easier than ever with the help of this cool recipe. A simple vanilla cupcake is topped with a rich pecan pie buttercream frosting, the decorated with even more pecans for good measure.

The Tough Cookie is filled with fun, delicious dessert recipes.


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Jordyn Smith

Jordyn Smith

A city girl currently living it up in the south with my little family. I love baking, hoarding makeup, and daydreaming. If I'm not writing, I'm probably trying to think up weird pizza recipes or watching Property Brothers.
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