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Toasting the pecans before stirring in the chocolate adds to the richness of this easy-to-make candy. I usually make four batches each Christmas and never have leftovers. —Collette Reynolds, Raleigh, North Carolina
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 12 ounces milk or dark chocolate candy coating, melted

Directions

In a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan, combine pecans and butter. Bake at 250° for 20-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Remove from the oven; transfer to a bowl. Add candy coating and stir until evenly coated. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Clusters in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p110

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 94 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 3 cups chopped pecans
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 12 ounces milk or dark chocolate candy coating, melted
  1. In a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan, combine pecans and butter. Bake at 250° for 20-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the oven; transfer to a bowl. Add candy coating and stir until evenly coated. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Clusters in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p110

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Glidie User ID: 21561 204607
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2010

"Toasting the pecans makes a world of difference. easy to make. I used a small ice cream scoop to shape. They didn't last long at our house."

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