Pecan Delights

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by bug lt

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

Top Review by wife2abadge

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!

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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