family recipes, louisian

Easter – Candy

Sign’s of Easter in South Louisiana is Elmer Chocolate hitting the shelves-

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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.

Heavenly Hash

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-

Millionaire  Candy

1-14 oz caramel

4 tablespoon milk

1 1/2 c pecans

1/2 paraffin

*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.

 

Caramel Turtles

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

 

 

 

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