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Pecan Clusters

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

about 4 dozen

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. In a 15x10x1-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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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