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Pecan Caramel Candies Recipe
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Pecan Caramel Candies Recipe

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These candies are fast and easy, but they look and taste like you did a lot of work. Make as many-or as few -as you want. They're great alongside other desserts for guests who want only a bite of something sweet. -Julie Wemhoff Angola, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES:63 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES: 63 servings

Ingredients

  • 63 miniature pretzels
  • 63 Rolo candies
  • 63 pecan halves

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 55 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 1g protein .

Directions

  1. Line baking sheets with foil. Place pretzels on foil; top each pretzel with a candy.
  2. Bake at 250° for 4 minutes or until candies are softened (candies will retain their shape). Immediately place a pecan half on each candy and press down so candy fills pretzel. Cool slightly. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until set. Yield: 63 candies (about 1-1/4 pounds).
Originally published as Pecan Caramel Candies in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p28


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Srjr111 225025
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2015

"These are very sinful...bet you can't eat just one! Made them at Christmas and 5 year old nephew cried when I was taking them home. Needless to say they stayed with him to his mothers dismay! He got them again as a surprise on his birthday in March! Looks like this will be his gift every year! EVERYONE loves the combination of chocolate, salty, nutty and pretzel. Great recipe"

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jwrob1 217531
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"This was fast and easy recipe"

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browns19fan 104216
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"Quick, easy, fantastic little gems!"

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JulieS211 206200
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2014

"These have all the elements needed for a go-to recipe--they're quick, easy, and delicious! These get raves whenever I take them to gatherings, and it's fun listening to others trying to decide what all the ingredients are! Either mini pretzel twists or the little square grids work equally well."

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ccamann 84314
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"They are so easy to make. I used Christmas (red & green) peanut M&Ms and they were a big hit."

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Troyellen 69909
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2012

"This candy is not only very tasty, but extremely easy to make. I made over 100 in less than 30 minutes. Great for a quick snack."

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kredhead 54827
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"I started out making 1 batch of these for Xmas 2 years ago..then I had to make a second batch because they didn't make it to Xmas eve! These make a great little gift for any occasion or party. I place them in a nice container along with the recipe-because I know they disappear fast & everyone asks for the recipe. I have turned so many people onto these little gems. They are easy, fast to make and are perfectly crunchy, sweet, salty & gooey. To change them up I've used walnuts & festive colored M&M's..but they are perfect the way they are...thanks Taste of Home & Julie for another winner!"

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sstetzel 114853
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"These are wonderful! An added drizzle of chocolate makes them pretty."

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sstetzel 58970
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"These are wonderful! An added drizzle of chocolate makes them pretty."

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fondant_123 62858
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

"These candies are very easy to make and taste great!"

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