Pecan Clusters Recipe
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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:48 servings
- 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.
1 serving (1 each) equals 94 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.
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