Toast pecans at 350 ͦF, let cool completely and rough chop.
Prepare the donut mix according to manufacturer’s instructions. Fry and let cool completely.
Dip donuts in maple icing, sprinkle with pecans before icing sets.
Prepare meringue following manufacturer’s instructions. Using a French tip, pipe a dollop of meringue onto the donuts. Toast meringue with a torch. Refrigerate donuts until ready to serve.