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Chocolate Covered Pecans Recipe
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Chocolate Covered Pecans

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"Pecan halves are completely covered in chocolate. An easy and delicious treat that also makes a great gift."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    10 mins


  1. Combine the chocolate chips and cream in a medium metal bowl, and set on top of a pan of simmering water. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir pecan halves into the chocolate until completely coated.
  2. Remove a few pecans at a time with a slotted spoon. Separate pecan halves and place onto a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 07, 2005

Not bad, next time I would add more chocolate to get better coverage. Probably 1 cup of chips to every 2 cups pecans.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 08, 2010

Tasted great but never hardened completely....we had to keep them in the fridge and they were always soft.


9 Ratings

Oct 29, 2006

I used roasted almonds and mixed milk and semi-sweet chocolate chips. I agree with SLJOHNS suggestion for the proportion of nuts to chocolate chips. These hardened very nicely in the refrigerator in about 15 minutes. I like the idea of ganache covered nuts; even though delicious they are a little messy on your fingers!

Jan 20, 2010

I'm glad I only made enough of these to decorate some cupcakes! They're beautiful, delicious and an ideal garnish but this is not for the impatient or for those that don't like gooky fingers. These would be perfect and unique for fancy, plated desserts!

Nov 30, 2006

Not as easy as it sounds. I had to add more cream that the recipe called for to help coat the pecans. Very messy also but delicious treat.

Jun 12, 2009

Very good! I used about 1 1/4 cup almonds to 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Yum!

Jan 26, 2009

These are yummy, but really messy to make. I also thought the chocolate was not hard enough. I've made them twice, though, and they are a big hit!

Jan 07, 2015

These are good but the chocolate never hardened even in the refrigerator. They were too sticky to put in a treat bag/box and give as a gift.


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  • Calories
  • 1024 kcal
  • 51%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 98.6 g
  • 152%
  • Fiber
  • 12.8 g
  • 51%
  • Protein
  • 12.1 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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