Pecans, native to Arkansas, have increased in popularity in recent years among consumers as well as home gardeners. But if you’re not interested in planting an orchard or waiting until they're harvested in the fall, here are some of Arkansas’ best offerings to get your hands on now in honor of National Pecan Day on April 14.

 

1. Taste this delectable Southern Pecan dark milk chocolate bar with caramelized pecans and black salt from Bentonville-based Markham & Fitz.

 

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2. Burn this Arkansas candle that evokes the signature scents of the Ozarks, including notes of sweet pecans, fresh magnolia, vanilla, cream and maple.

 

3. Sample sweet and spicy glazed pecans, handmade fleur de sel pecan toffee or handmade Southern pecan toffee from Heber Springs-based Lambrecht Gourmet.

 

4. Bake these honey pecan sticky buns with organic whole wheat flour and organic unbleached all-purpose flour from War Eagle Mill, the only working mill in Arkansas.

 

5. Keep your eyes peeled for a new seasonal flavor of Yarnell’s Ice Cream that's set to hit shelves in May.

 

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6. And if you still want to enjoy a pecan orchard with all your pecan treats without all the work, check out this serene Airbnb just outside of Little Rock.