pecan clusters

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”
~      ~

tasty pecan clusters

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!

i. ingredientsstirring the pecan cluster "goo"

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.

3. Mix in the pecans.pecan clusters... dropped and ready to cool

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.

The original pecan cluster recipe clipping

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