Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe came from I have been looking for this recipe for years and finally found it, so thought I'd post it for others to enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a 9x5 inch loaf pan with buttered wax paper; set aside.
  2. Combine corn syrup, water and sugar in small heavy saucepan.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Wash down side of pan with pastry brush dipped in hot water frequently, to remove sugar crystals.
  5. Add candy thermometer.
  6. Continue to cook until mixture reaches the hard-ball stage (255 degrees F).
  7. Meanwhile, beat egg white and cream of tarter with heavy duty electric mixer, until stiff but not dry.
  8. Slowly pour hot syrup into egg white, beating constantly.
  9. Add vanilla extract.
  10. Beat until candy forms soft peaks and starts to lose its gloss.
  11. Spoon fondant into the prepared pan.
  12. Cut into three strips lengthwise, then crosswise in center.
  13. Freeze until firm.
  14. Roll into logs.
  15. Place back in freezer.
  16. Line another baking sheet with wax paper, set aside.
  17. Melt caramels with water in small but heavy saucepan over low heat.
  18. Stir occasionally.
  19. Arrange pecans on wax paper.
  20. Working quickly, drop 1 piece of the frozen fondant into melted caramels to coat.
  21. While still warm, roll in pecans to completely coat the outside.
  22. Place on prepared baking sheet to set.
  23. Repeat with remaining fondant pieces.
  24. Reheat the caramel mixture if it becomes too thick.
  25. Cut finished logs into 1/2 inch slices.
  26. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container between layers of wax paper or freeze for up to three months.


Most Helpful

Made these for my dad at Christmas, for some reason I can't find them anymore at Wal-Mart. I was a little scared but they were not that hard to do and they turned out great. Thanks.

hunnifer_babe February 14, 2010

The only difference I see is the Stuckey's pecan logs have minced marichino cherries in it.

Patrick C. January 16, 2015

These came out extremely well! Thanks for the recipe!

NightWolf1298 December 20, 2006

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