Divine Pecan Candy

Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves: makes about 3 doz pieces
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2 1/2 c pecans, coarsly chopped
1 1/2 lb vanilla almond bark, coarsly chopped
1 can(s) sweetened condensed milk
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract

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Valerie Johnson Recipe
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Smyrna, GA (pop. 51,271)
Member Since Dec 2010
Valerie's notes for this recipe:
This 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.
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Spread chopped pecans on cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until toasted.
Line a 15x10 inch jelly roll pan with wax paper; lightly spray with Pam or Bakers Joy
Microwave 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.
Stir in vanilla, almond and pecans; spread in an even layer on prepared pan.
Cover with wax paper and chill until set - about 1-1/2 hours.
Turn candy out onto cutting board and cut into squares. Cover and store at room temp.

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user Valerie Johnson ValerieJ - Jun 6, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Bonnie D. Utahn - Jun 6, 2011
OH, golly. This does look decadent to me! I am making it! Does it always set up so readily or is rain or humidity a problem? Thanks. This is on my grocery list!
user Valerie Johnson ValerieJ - Jun 6, 2011
Bonnie, I don't know if rain and humidity are a problem. It began to set immediately after I spread it in the pan.
user Bonnie D. Utahn - Jun 6, 2011
Well, that is good enough for me! Thanks, Valerie!!
user Carol Junkins CarolAJ - Jun 6, 2011
Great for the Holidays too !

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