Chocolate Roasted Pecan Clusters

Dolores Furman


This is my favorite candy. Have been making this since 1982. We make this at least twice during Christmas. The recipe was featured in Southern Living's most requested dessert recipes for the last 25 years, prior to 1982.


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    3 - 5 tablespoons margarine
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    12 - 1 ounce chocolate flavored candy coating, or 1 1/2 cups of sugar free chocolate chips
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    3 cups pecan pieces

How to Make Chocolate Roasted Pecan Clusters


  1. Melt margarine in jellyroll pan.
  2. Spread pecans evenly in pan.
  3. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  4. Place candy coating in top of a double boiler, bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low until coating melts. Cool 2 minutes, add pecans and stir until coated.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto wax paper. Let cool Completely. If you want them smaller, just break into size you prefer. I like them small. Put into zip lock bags.

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