If you think pie is the only use for pecans, then we have some mouthwatering news for you. These golden-brown gems add wonderful crunch to many other desserts as well.
The baked apple recipe gives details on toasting pecans, which deepens their natural buttery sweetness. Follow these simple instructions for great results every time. To fend off spoilage, refrigerate shelled pecans (toasted or untoasted) in an airtight container for up to three months, or freeze up to six months.