Pecan Candy Log

2
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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

So good -I could eat the whole thing!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 8-rolls
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make Pecan Candy Log

Step-by-Step

  1. 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!

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About Pecan Candy Log

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




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