Pecan Clusters

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Servings: 6 dozen
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 8 min
Difficulty: Easy

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7 ounce jar marshmallow cream
3/4 lb chocolate kisses
2 1/2 cup sugar
6 ounce can evaporated milk
1/2   stick butter
2 cup pecan halves





Place marshmallow cream and kisses into a large bowl. Set aside. Combine sugar, milk, and butter in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 8 minutes. Pour over marshmallow and chocolate, stirring until well blended. Stir in pecans. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper.

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I loved to watch you when you were on TV We also like your recipes. I do have a lot of your books Thanks again Shirley

By Shirley VanDerPuil on November 07, 2013


Tried your pecan cluster recipe. It did not turn out well. The mixture was too dry and the chocolate mixture would not cover the pecans.

By Debbie Robinson on December 14, 2011


I have made this every year since I saw Miss Paula do this on the Food Network! So easy to make & everybody LOVES it!

By Lorelei on November 27, 2011


My mom has another recipe similar which works for me ......this was too running! Wasted time and money :(

By Kim on November 16, 2011


Anyone help, how many chocolate kisses makes 3/4 of a pound????? Thanks Margaret

By Anonymous on December 23, 2010


I tried making the pecan clusters, but i did something wrong, it's been over an hour and its still runny,isn't getting firm at all! any imput out there? i was hoping paula had a video on it

By Deborah on December 19, 2010


Paula, This recipe is great! I substituted milk chocolate chips (12 oz) and added a teaspoon of my homemade Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla. Oh SO GOOD!

By Caitlin Tull on December 17, 2010


For an extra chocolate flavor, substitute semi sweet chocolate chips for the chocolate kisses! Libbie Summers, Paula Deen Online Food Editor

By Anonymous on December 17, 2009


This recipe is awesome!! I first had them in an assortment from a friend at Christmas and now make them for my cookie/candy platters!

By Heather B on November 20, 2009


I love you Paula but I followed the directions to the letter and these just weren't that great. Really rich but not real chocalatey.

By Mrs. Schei on March 03, 2009


This recipe is great. It sets up really fast so you muscle get a work out mixing in the sugar butter mixture. Paula rocks!!!

By tinamommyx3 on December 13, 2008

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