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Caramel Pecan Logs Recipe

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

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.