|½ cup||Coarsely chopped pecans|
|¾ cup||Brown sugar, packed|
|½ cup||Semisweet chocolate pieces|
Sprinkle pecans in bottom of buttered 8 inch square baking pan.
Combine butter and brown sugar in 2 quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches hard crack stage (295F) on candy thermometer. Immediately pour hot mixture over pecans,spreading evenly. Sprinkle with chocolate pieces. Let stand 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate evenly over all. When chocolate is set, break up into pieces. Makes about ¾ of a pound.
Origin: Farm Journal's Choice Chocolate Recipes Shared by: Sharon Stevens.
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