Pecan Candy Log

Pat Duran


These remind me of those Pecan Logs you get at those Cracker Barrel Restaurants.

So good -I could eat the whole thing!

pinch tips: Parchment Paper Vs Wax Paper



Makes 8-rolls


15 Min


20 Min


No-Cook or Other


7 or 7 1/2 oz
jar marshmallow creme
1 lb
powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
almond extract
1 lb
bag kraft caramel, unwrapped
2 Tbsp
evaporated milk or cream
8-10 c
chopped pecans or other nuts

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a mixing bowl, kneading in sugar. Shape into 8 rolls that are 1-inch in diameter.
Wrap rolls in wax paper and put in freezer and freeze overnight.
Remove paper from caramels and place in top of double boiler; add the evaporated milk( or cream).
Remove from heat once they are melted and mixed with the milk, but keep over hot water.
Dip the marshmallow rolls, first in melted caramel to cover, then roll in chopped nuts on foil, pressing nuts firmly into the caramel with buttered hands. Or with buttered gloves from the freezer (latex type) Cool, then wrap in waxed paper; store in cool,dry place. Will keep for months, if no one finds them!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Nuts, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American