Chocolate Pecan Candies
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + chilling
Makesabout 5 dozen
- 1/2 pound pecan halves
- 75 caramels
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1 pound dark chocolate candy coating, melted
- On waxed paper, place pecan halves in pairs 2 in. apart. In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, cook and stir the caramels and milk until melted. Pour about 2 teaspoons of caramel mixture over each pair of pecans. Let stand until set.
- With buttered fingers, shape pecan clusters into balls. Dip in candy coating. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with Hershey caramels.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 114 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Oct 20, 2018
It is time consuming but worth it, puts "store bought" to shame. Nothing like fresh. Can use semi sweet chocolate chips melted with candy wax, for same covering effect. Also can use different kind of nuts depending on your taste. Gave only 4 stars because of effort to make, but like I said worth it.
Dec 29, 2017
I found this too time consuming and difficult to put together.
Dec 6, 2014
This recipe sounds so good. Where is a good place to buy the dark chocolate candy coating?