Pecans

DID YOU KNOW?

It takes between 180 and 210 days to mature a pecan nut. Overall, the nut size is determined in the first half of the season, while the kernel develops in the latter half.

RECIPES WITH Pecans

50 mins

Intermediate
These Prune Pecan Pie Bars are an ideal treat for any time of day! These bars are refined sugar free, sweetened naturally with dried prunes and Medjool dates.

Nut & Dried Fruit Origins

NUTS & DriED
FRUIT QUIZ

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Native to the Mississippi river basin, which is the only major tree nut growing naturally in North America?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: a) Pecan tree is the only major nut tree that grows naturally in North America. According to archeological findings near Del Rio, Texas, pecans have a history dating back 5,000 years, long before the arrival of European to the New World.

Coming from the same botanical family as walnuts is which fruit?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: b) The pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) is a large (45-55 meters) deciduous tree of temperate to sub-tropical regions that belongs to the family Juglandaceae, which also includes the walnut trees.

Which famous US president used to carry pecans in his pockets?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: c) George Washington frequently carried pecans in his pockets.

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Quinoa Pancakes with Pecans

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