For less intense chocolate flavor, substitute regular sweetened condensed milk.

Recipe by Southern Living July 1998

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Yield:
5 dozen
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  • Cook first 4 ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until morsels and butter melt. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, flour, and chopped pecans. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Press a pecan half into center of each mound.

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  • Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. (Do not overbake.) Remove to wire racks to cool.

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