Caramel Pecan Logs Recipe

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Caramel Pecan Logs Recipe

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"These logs are absolutely the best and slice into pretty rounds," notes Lyons, Georgia field editor Suzanne McKinley.
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
78 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

Directions

In a bowl, combine sugar, creme and vanilla; knead until smooth (mixture will be dry). Shape into six 4-1/2-in. x 1-1/4-in. logs. Chill overnight. In the top of a double boiler over boiling water, cook and stir caramels and water until smooth. Dip logs into caramel; roll in pecans. Chill for 2 hours. Cut into 1/3-in. slices. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Logs in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 62 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  1. In a bowl, combine sugar, creme and vanilla; knead until smooth (mixture will be dry). Shape into six 4-1/2-in. x 1-1/4-in. logs. Chill overnight. In the top of a double boiler over boiling water, cook and stir caramels and water until smooth. Dip logs into caramel; roll in pecans. Chill for 2 hours. Cut into 1/3-in. slices. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Logs in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p18

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