Easter – Candy
Sign’s of Easter in South Louisiana is Elmer Chocolate hitting the shelves-
This 3rd generation family chocolate company manufactured in Ponchatoula ,la. and specializes in seasonal chocolate . Elmer Chocolate History
Gold Brick, Heavenly Hash and Pecan rolls are big sellers in this area and only out at Easter time. So buy them now or you can make a version of them.
1 -10 oz pkg miniature marshmallows
2 cups pecans
1 – 12 oz milk chocolate morsels
1 can condensed milk
Grease a large platter
In one bowl have- Marshmallows & pecans. In a bowl melt chocolate -add condensed milk -Mix to smooth. Pour mixture over marshmallow/pecan – Mix. Pour into greased pan and refrigerate until set . Cut into squares.
More family favorites-
1-14 oz caramel
4 tablespoon milk
1 1/2 c pecans
*You can find paraffin wax, also sometimes called baker’s wax or canning wax, in your grocery store where canning jars and supplies are sold.
1 -12 oz pks semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Melt caramels in milk on low -add pecans. Chill. Melt paraffin and chocolate on Low. Dip harden caramel /pecan mix into the melted chocolate. Place on Wax to harden.
1 cup pecan halves
36 light caramels
1/2 c sweet chocolate / melted
Grease a cookie sheet. Place 4 pecan halves flat side down and place carmel into the middle. Heat at 325 until caramel is soft.(4-8 minutes). Flatten caramels and let cool.Swirl a bit of melted chocolate onto each cluster or they can be dipped and place back on wax paper to dry.
Make a batch and share ! Lisa