Pecan Logs

Pecan Logs Recipe

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This will make approx 3 1/2 pounds. Great for a holiday party or gifts.


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  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 3 3/4 c
    powder sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp
  • 14 oz
    package of caramels
  • 1 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Pecan Logs


  1. Combine powder sugar and milk powder, set aside. In heavy sauceoan combine butter, sugar, and corn syrup. Heat to boil. Add in powder sugar mixture 1/3 at a time untill all blended and dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Continue to stir as it cools until mixture mounds slightly when dropped by a spoon. Spread into a buttered 8" square pan. Cool.
  2. Cut candy in four strips, Then cut each strip in half. Shape each piece into a lod, wrap in wax paper and twist ends .Freeze or refrigerate until firm.
  3. In a heavy saucepan, melt caramels with milk, stirring often.Roll logs in caramel mixture, then in pecans. Wrap in wax paper at room temperature in airtight container. Slice with serrated knife.

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About Pecan Logs

Course/Dish: Candies

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