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    Pecan Delights

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 25 mins

    1 hrs

    25 mins

    bug @<'s Note:

    This recipe comes from a holiday catalog from Taste of Home. Reminds me of "Turtles," my dad's favorite treat!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    clusters

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large saucepan, combine sugar, butter, syrup and salt.
    2. 2
      Cook over medium heat until all sugar is dissolved.
    3. 3
      Gradually add milk to mixture and mix well.
    4. 4
      Continue to cook until candy thermometer reaches 248°F, or firm ball stage.
    5. 5
      Remove mixture from heat and stir in vanilla.
    6. 6
      Fold in pecans.
    7. 7
      Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased sheet, or sheet lined with parchment paper.
    8. 8
      Chill drops till firm.
    9. 9
      Loosen from paper.
    10. 10
      Melt the chocolate and shortening together in the microwave or in a double boiler.
    11. 11
      Drizzle the chocolate mixture over each pecan cluster.
    12. 12
      Allow to cool completely.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2007

      55

      The recipe I have from TOH calls for 1 cup of semisweet mixed with 1 cup of milk chocolate chips, so that's how I made them. They were really good. One caveat -- kept in the fridge they were too hard to eat, but if left out they stuck to the plate!

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    • on September 08, 2007

      55

      Love this recipe! I make this every Christmas since I saw the recipe in Taste of Home. Sometimes I make this candy anytime during the year just because my family and friends love it! Thanks for posting.

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    • on December 27, 2004

      55

      I just made these for the weekend and they were delicous and they got all eaten up! I had this recipe marked from a Tast of Home Cooking School Cookbook and finally got around to making them. Glad I did!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pecan Delights

    Serving Size: 1 (2341 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 239.1
     
    Calories from Fat 147
    61%
    Total Fat 16.3 g
    25%
    Saturated Fat 4.5 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 12.9 mg
    4%
    Sodium 52.6 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.1 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 18.8 g
    75%
    Protein 2.1 g
    4%

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