Deconstructed Pecan Log Dessert

Gayla Williams


I love pecan logs. This is my take on a deconstructed pecan log for dessert.


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When I travel and come across a pecan log, I always treat myself. If you're not familiar with a pecan log, it's a nougat candy coated in fresh caramel and pecans. So, when I saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it. Boy, I'm glad I did. It's super sweet, with a crunchy texture from the nuts. Super easy to make, the outcome is delicious and really tastes like a pecan log! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
15 Min



  • 2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 stick
    butter (softened to room temp)
  • 1/4 c

  • 1 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 3/4 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 large
    container Cool Whip, 16 oz.

  • 1 jar(s)
    caramel ice cream topping, 12 oz.

How to Make Deconstructed Pecan Log Dessert


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. 1st Layer: Mix all ingredients and press into bottom of baking dish. Cook at 350 until golden brown. 10 to 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
  3. 2nd Layer: 8 oz cream cheese - 1 lb powdered sugar - 1 lg container Cool Whip. Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Pour on top of pecans.
  4. Topping - Pour 1 jar of caramel ice cream topping on the filling. KEEP REFRIGERATED, "Voila" Enjoy :)

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About Deconstructed Pecan Log Dessert

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Cream #cheese #pecans

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