makes about 3 doz pieces
Valerie's StoryThis candy will satisfy any sweet tooth. Your friends will never guess it takes less than 30 minutes to make.
This recipe is adapted from Velvety Pecan Candy in 1001 Ways to Cook Southern.
2 1/2 c
pecans, coarsly chopped
1 1/2 lb
vanilla almond bark, coarsly chopped
sweetened condensed milk
pure vanilla extract
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2Spread chopped pecans on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until toasted.
3Line a 15x10 inch jelly roll pan with wax paper; lightly spray with Pam or Bakers Joy
4Microwave candy coating, condensed milk and salt together in microwave safe bowl at high for 2-4 minutes. Stir at one minute intervals until melted and smooth.
5Stir in vanilla, almond and pecans; spread in an even layer on prepared pan.
6Cover with wax paper and chill until set - about 1-1/2 hours.
7Turn candy out onto cutting board and cut into squares. Cover and store at room temp.