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Pecan Chocolate Candies

 Pecan Chocolate Candies
Here’s a smooth, chocolaty, no-bake treat from our Test Kitchen that you can have ready in no time at all with just a handful of ingredients! And the chopped pecans add a delightful healthy crunch.
36 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling


  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 75 wafers)
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans, divided


  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring milk and sugar to a boil;
  • remove from the heat. Stir in chocolate chips and vanilla until
  • smooth. Add vanilla wafers and 1/3 cup pecans; stir until well
  • combined. Transfer to a bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until
  • set.
  • Shape into 3/4-in. balls. Roll in remaining pecans to coat. Place on
  • waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 3
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 108 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.