pecan clustersPosted: October 9, 2011
This recipe is dedicated to my special niece Lizzie ~
the twinkle in her eyes reminds me of mom.
Lizzie and I also share the same birthday.
“Happy Birthday To Us”
~ ♥ ~
The Call Of Fall
If the Texas praline had a kissing cousin, the pecan cluster would surely be it.
I stumbled across this easy-to-make recipe in mom’s cookbook and since it’s fall, I thought it was the perfect time to share the toasty taste of pecans for fall foodies.
Besides, who doesn’t love things made with Texas pecans? Yee HAW!
1/2 cup | evaporated milk
1/2 cup | sugar
1 tablespoon | corn syrup
1 cup | semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 cup | pecans
to prepare | waxed paper
ii. what to do
1. Mix evaporated milk, sugar and corn syrup in a 2-quart saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and is bubbly all over the top. Boil and stir 2 minutes.
2. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate morsels until the chocolate melts completely.
4. Using 2 teaspoons, drop the mixture onto waxed paper and chill until set.
Creates : 20 ~ 24 clusters
Fun Foodie Fact ~
♥ Lizzie’s grandmother “Lou” was a whiz in the kitchen come holiday time. She would make hundreds of sweets that she would plate-up and share with friends and family. I miss those treats a lot, and this pecan cluster recipe reminds me of something Lou might have whipped-up.