Caramel Pecan Clusters
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 30 pecan halves
- 6 caramels
- 6 squares milk chocolate candy bar
- On a greased baking sheet, arrange pecans in six clusters of five pecans each. Place a caramel on each cluster. Bake at 300° for 4-5 minutes or until caramels are melted.
- Top each with a chocolate square. Bake 1 minute longer or until chocolate is melted. Spread the chocolate over caramel until smooth. Remove from pan to cool on a wire rack.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with Hershey caramels.
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Feb 14, 2018
It's delicious, but be sure to use a greased baking sheet, like stated, or a silicone mat. I used wax paper that then fused with the melted caramel. Also, I used an XL Hershey's chocolate bar to get larger squares of chocolate, but it refuses to set and stays semi-melted at room temperature. I plan to try this recipe again with a silicone mat and another form of chocolate, like chocolate chips or Baker's chocolate. Overall, good idea for a recipe, but the ingredients are vague which lead to experimentation that I was not expecting when making a surprise treat to give my fiance for Valentine's Day.
Mar 13, 2017
These were so fun and easy to make with my daughter. They combine 3 of my favorite things. Make sure you use good quality caramels and chocolate so it melts well.
Jan 24, 2016
Fabulous Recipe! Made it just as written and loved it. Thanks.
Dec 16, 2011
SUPER easy recipe. Our caramel wouldn't melt properly so before placing them on the pecans I had to soften them in the microwave then flatten them on the turtle before putting in the oven. My family wouldn't stop eating them. Thanks for a recipe we will use every Christmas!!!
Dec 24, 2010
Awesome and so easy! It took longer to unwrap and arrange than bake and eat! I did clusters of 3 pecan halves and half of a square of caramel. After that melted, I put a hershey's kiss in the center of the caramel and melted that for 1 more minute. Then I pushed another pecan half down onto the kiss to flatten it. Yummy!
Dec 16, 2010
These are great and so easy. I made 24 with the milk chocolate and 24 with dark chocolate and can not keep these around
Dec 12, 2009
I make abut 24 of these at a time. I also use dark chocolate in place of the milk chocolate. So good!
Dec 20, 2007
I don't think 6 is enough I will double it to at least have 12 of them, too good to have only 6!!!
Dec 13, 2007
These sound so easy and so good.