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Pecan Candy Clusters Recipe

Pecan Candy Clusters Recipe

Grandchildren and kids in her Gage, Oklahoma neighborhood love helping Flo Burtnett make (and eat) these yummy, four-ingredient treats! “They're great gifts…and easy,” she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + standing YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 64 pecan halves (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 28 caramels
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave, melt 1 cup chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Drop chocolate by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Immediately place four pecans on top of each chocolate drop.
  • 2. Place the caramels in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish; add cream. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes, stirring once. Spoon onto the middle of each cluster.
  • 3. Melt the remaining chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spread over caramel. Let stand until set. Yield: 16 candies.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.