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Chocolate Covered Pecans

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Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: chocolate, healthy dessert, pecans
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Chef Abbie Gellman RD


  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup whole pecans
  • Flakey sea salt


  • Microwave: Place chocolate in a bowl and microwave on high for 1 minutes. Stir until smooth and melted, heating in additional 10-second increments if necessary.
  • Stove: Place one inch of water into a wide saute pan and place on stove. Put chocolate in a heatproof bowl and set it directly in the water. Bring the water to a simmer then turn off the burner and allow the chocolate to melt, stirring occasionally.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Dip half of each pecan into melted chocolate and place on baking sheet. Repeat for all pecans. Sprinkle salt over chocolate half of each pecan.
  • Allow chocolate to set, can place baking sheet in refrigerator if preferred.
  • Store in airtight container.



Makes 50 pieces (~10 servings)