Pecan Clusters



Makes about 2 1/2 dozen
Total time: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes


3 cups coarsely chopped pecans
3 tablespoons butter, melted
6 (2-oz.) chocolate candy coating squares
1 1/2 cups chopped chocolate-coated caramels


Preheat oven to 300°. Toss pecans with melted butter; spread in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Microwave candy coating squares in a 1-qt. microwave-safe glass bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Stir in pecans and chopped chocolate-coated caramels. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto wax paper; let stand 30 minutes or until chocolate hardens.

Note: We tested with Rolo Chewy Caramels in Milk Chocolate.

October 2011
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