Chocolate Pecan Candies Recipe

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Chocolate Pecan Candies Recipe
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Chocolate Pecan Candies Recipe

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When Robert Watness of Greenwood, Indiana gives candy on Valentine's Day, he's sure to include his homemade version of Turtles. "This easy candy has brought many compliments," he says.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound pecan halves
  • 75 caramels
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, melted

Directions

On waxed paper, place pecan halves in pairs 2 in. apart. In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, cook and stir the caramels and milk until melted. Pour about 2 teaspoons of caramel mixture over each pair of pecans. Let stand until set.
With buttered fingers, shape pecan clusters into balls. Dip in candy coating. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Hershey caramels. A 14-ounce package contains about 65 caramels.
Originally published as Chocolate Pecan Candies in Taste of Home February/March 2003, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 114 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1/2 pound pecan halves
  • 75 caramels
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, melted
  1. On waxed paper, place pecan halves in pairs 2 in. apart. In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, cook and stir the caramels and milk until melted. Pour about 2 teaspoons of caramel mixture over each pair of pecans. Let stand until set.
  2. With buttered fingers, shape pecan clusters into balls. Dip in candy coating. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Hershey caramels. A 14-ounce package contains about 65 caramels.
Originally published as Chocolate Pecan Candies in Taste of Home February/March 2003, p8

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L.Holzer User ID: 8094681 214123
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"This recipe sounds so good. Where is a good place to buy the dark chocolate candy coating?"

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