Love Nibbles * Valentine's * Caramel Pecan Clusters

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Re-use your old heart-shaped Valentine boxes, and fill with some of these tasty treats. Your Valentine will thank you! And this is SO easy with the microwave, you have NO excuse!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 396.89 g package caramels, unwrapped (of course)
  • 29.58 ml butter
  • 29.58 ml water
  • 591.47 ml coarsely chopped pecans
  • 113.39 g dark chocolate confectionary coating
  • 113.39 g almond bark (or white chocolate)


  1. Butter two cookie sheets (do NOT try using wax paper--the caramel will stick to it).
  2. Combine caramels, butter and water; zap in the microwave (uncovered) on high power for about 3 minutes--STIRRING every 30-45 seconds. Add the pecans and stir.
  3. Drop from a spoon (use a knife to keep things neat) onto the BUTTERED baking sheets.
  4. Chill sheets for an hour or freeze for 15 minutes (caramel will be set).
  5. Coarsely chop both the dark chocolate and the almond bark/white candy coating.
  6. Melt chocolate and bark in the microwave, on high for about 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds or so.
  7. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper.
  8. Dip pecan clusters in the chocolate; place clusters on waxed paper. Chill until firm.
Most Helpful

Mercy! These are wonderful, easy and a great addition to my Christmas cookie platter. Thank you so much!

ladydawn December 10, 2011

So easy to make. Thanks for posting. Just what I was looking for.

Kimmy44 December 17, 2007

These should be outlawed, they are just way to good! after all the caramels are unwrapped these are easy to make and extremely habit-forming...great treat Debber, thanks for sharing!...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz May 25, 2007