"This is a favorite snack for me and my 10-year-old great-grandson," reports Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "It has a hearty pecan taste without being too sweet. Their cool, soft texture makes the logs a nice alternative to cookies, and they slice nicely."
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed
- 3-3/4 cups finely chopped pecans, toasted
- 1 can (12 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Divide in half; shape each into a 9-in. log. Tightly wrap each log in plastic wrap. Chill well. Cut into 1/4-in. slices. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 113 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Pecan Logs in Taste of Home April/May 1993