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jar of milk chocolate covered pecans

Chocolate Covered Pecans

Pam
An amazingly simple recipe for chocolate covered pecans uses just 4 ingredients. They make the perfect from-the-heart gifts for any occasion!
4.82 from 11 votes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients
  

  • ½ pound pecan halves
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounces chocolate melting wafers

Instructions
 

  • Place pecan halves on baking sheet on parchment paper with butter cut into small pieces.
  • Put baking sheet in 350 degree oven just until butter melts and then remove.
  • Toss pecans with butter to coat and then sprinkle with salt. Toss again to coat with salt.
  • Toast pecans at 350 degrees for 5 minutes and then toss again. Toast additional 3-5 minutes or until fragrant. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • Melt chocolate melting wafers according to package directions - usually in 30 second intervals at 50% power, stirring after each interval until melted and smooth.
  • Drop pecans in chocolate a few at the time, stirring to completely coat and then removing with forceps or needlenose pliers.
  • Allow excess chocolate to drain off for 2-3 seconds each and then lay flat on clean parchment paper until chocolate is firm and set.
  • If desired excess chocolate can be trim from around edges of pecan halves with sharp knife.

Notes

Milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate can be used. 
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