Cocoa Pecan Treats

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These treats are as easy as they are tasty. Even youngsters can make a batch for themselves with little trouble.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pecan halves
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Chop the pecans into ⅛" pieces.
  • Combine the whole milk, sugar, shortening, and salt in saucepan on medium-high heat; boil for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the oats, coconut, cocoa, vanilla, and pecans.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto waxed paper. Set in a cool place until the treats reach room temperature, about 30 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pecan halves
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable shortening
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Chop the pecans into ⅛" pieces.
  • Combine the whole milk, sugar, shortening, and salt in saucepan on medium-high heat; boil for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in the oats, coconut, cocoa, vanilla, and pecans.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto waxed paper. Set in a cool place until the treats reach room temperature, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories360
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium110mg
Total Carbohydrate53g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars36g
Protein5g