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These Chocolate Dipped Pecans are simply delicious! They make an easy, yet elegant appetizer and treat perfect for entertaining and gifts!

Chocolate Dipped Pecans make an easy, yet elegant treat perfect for entertaining and gifts! // addapinch.com
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Around my house, pecans are the king of all nuts! Bart loves them something fierce and I try my best to keep a bowl of simple roasted pecans around for adding to salads, oatmeal, and even just for quick snacking. But, there are times when I want to make them even more special and give them a quick dip in melted chocolate for good measure! 

They really couldn’t be simpler to make which makes them the perfect little treat for me. Especially this time of year!

Chocolate Dipped Pecans make an easy, yet elegant treat perfect for entertaining and gifts! // addapinch.com

I begin with those roasted pecans that I mentioned and then dip them in a bit of dark, milk, or semisweet chocolate that I’ve melted with a little coconut oil in the microwave. Once I’ve dipped them, I place them onto a parchment lined rimmed baking sheet and sprinkle with a little bit of Kosher or sea salt as a finishing touch. If you don’t have Kosher or sea salt, you can use whatever salt you have on hand, but the flakes of the Kosher or sea salt just look extra pretty on the pecans, I think.

Once the pecans have completely dried, they look delicious in a bowl on the table for serving, but always make a welcome gift in a bag tied with a pretty ribbon for gifts!

Here’s the super easy Chocolate Dipped Pecans recipe. I hope you love them as much as we do!

Chocolate Dipped Pecans Recipe

Appetizers 25 mins

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 16
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Author Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
Chocolate Dipped Pecans make an easy, yet elegant treat perfect for entertaining and gifts!

Ingredients  

  • 1 recipe roasted pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips dark, milk, or semisweet
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Kosher or sea salt

Instructions 

  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Prepare simple roasted pecan halves according to the recipe instructions. Allow to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, add chocolate chips and coconut oil to a glass bowl. Microwave at 50% power for 1 ½ – 2 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
  • Dip each pecan half halfway into the melted chocolate and place onto the parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat until all pecans have been dipped. Sprinkle with salt and allow chocolate to dry completely.

Notes

Makes 1 pound.
Nutrition for 1 ounce serving. 

Nutritional Information

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg

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    1. You can use shortening instead or use a refined coconut oil that doesn’t have the taste or smell of coconut. I hope you enjoy them!