In honor of National Pecan Day (you knew about that, right?), we are bringing you 14 crunchy and delicious recipes to satisfy your oh-so-nutty cravings. These treats can be enjoyed in a variety of ways — paired with pumpkin, used in paleo pies and twisted into lots of savory recipes. Celebrate your favorite nuts today by whipping up one of these tasty recipes. Whatever meals you’re looking to enhance, these will have you enjoying pecans through breakfast, dinner and even happy hour!
5. Twice-Baked Butternut Squash With Quinoa, Pecans and Parmesan: This dish could be used as a main course, or as side dish combined with another yummy pecan-crusted recipe. (via InquiringChef)
6. Brussels Sprouts Salad With Cranberries, Pecans and Pancetta Croutons: Pancetta-wrapped croutons? Mind. blown. This sweet and savory salad is sure to keep you full through your work day. (via Healthy Recipe Ecstasy)
7. Pecan-Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon: Now here’s a quick and healthy option for dinner. With its crunchy, savory flavor, this dish might just become a weeknight regular. (via Yummy Healthy Easy Blog)
14. Pecan Pie Jello Shots: This is not your Grandma’s pecan pie recipe. They may not be safe for your family’s Thanksgiving dinner, but these Jello shots are sure to liven up your next party. (via That’s So Michelle)
Do you have a favorite pecan recipe? Please let us know in the comments!