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Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos

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My Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos make the perfect Holiday treat for your family and friends!  Simple to prepare and topped with festive goodies!
Chocolate Covered Oreos

Making these chocolate covered Oreos is so much for for Holiday Plates!  Such an easy Christmas recipe!  This is a great recipe to get your kids involved in helping.  They love adding the pecans and candy cane pieces to the cookies.

Always a pleasure partnering with Fisher Nuts to bring you a new Holiday treat. They make the perfect gift for family and friends.  All of my favorite flavors wrapped up in one festive cookie.

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How To Make Candied Pecans

Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos

Let’s get started with candied pecans recipe.  Add some sugar and cinnamon into the pan with the pecans over medium low heat.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Add some water to bring everything together.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

A pinch of salt.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Let bubble and boil for a good 5 minutes.  Transfer to parchment paper to dry and set up.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

These Ghirardelli melting wafers are amazing.  So easy to get melted chocolate…in a hurry.  I’ve been using them for the last couple of years.  I find them in the baking isle of my grocery store.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Ready for dipping!

Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos

You’ll also need some Oreo Cookies and crushed candy cane pieces for baking.  These are great, they don’t melt and they hold their crunch perfectly. Found my bag at World Market.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Dip each cookie into the melted chocolate.  I left 1/3 not dipped, but you can dip the whole cookie if you prefer.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

While the chocolate is still melted press pecans on cookie and sprinkle with candy cane pieces.  Let set up for about 15 minutes.

Chocolate Covered Oreos

So much fun!  They look great wrapped up in a cellophane bag for gift giving.  Enjoy!

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best christmas cookies, christmas, christmas cookie, christmas cookies, holiday, holiday baking, oreo, oreo cookie recipe, oreos
Servings: 15
Calories: 282 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 1 1/2 cups Fisher Pecan Halves
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • a pinch kosher salt
  • 12 ounces chocolate melts
  • 12-15 Oreo Cookies
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy cane pieces
  1. Place pecan halves into a medium non stick skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar, cinnamon and water until combined. Stir and let pecans bubble cook for about 5 minutes. Mixture will become thick. Pour pecans onto parchment paper to cool for at least 15 minutes.

  2. Melt chocolate according to package directions. Dip cookies into melted chocolate, press a candied pecan on top and sprinkle with candy cane pieces. Place onto parchment paper to set up. Once chocolate hardens, serve room temperature.
Nutrition Facts
Candied Pecan Peppermint Crunch Chocolate Covered Oreos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 59mg 2%
Potassium 61mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 30g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 1.1%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This post was in partnership with Fisher Nuts however thoughts and opinions are my own.

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  1. 1

    I just blogged about the trip yesterday too 🙂 I loved seeing you and it went by way too fast!

    Onto these Oreo goodies…I would inhale these! And so simple – the best kind of holiday baking project! Pinned 🙂

  2. 2

    These would be great on a dessert plate!!

  3. 3
    Amanda says:

    You girls look like you had a great time 🙂 Love this fun Oreo snack for the holidays! xoxo

  4. 4
    Maria says:

    Perfect treat for holiday parties!

  5. 5

    The ghiradelli melts are the only way to go! That’s what I started using last year, and I’ll never go back! Love dipping oreos in chocolate and candy canes, your candied pecans are a brilliant addition! <3

  6. 6

    This fun cookie brings everything to the table! Who wouldn’t love?
    And how fun! Love seeing bloggers together having a blast.
    Have a beautiful day Jenny!

  7. 7

    Yummm!! Looks so good — this is literally my perfect kind of easy-to-make snack 🙂

  8. 8

    I will never say no to an OREO especially when peppermint is involved! love!

  9. 9

    I bet these would disappear in 10 seconds if you served them at a party. What an amazing flavor combination.

  10. 10

    These are fantastic Jenny!! I swear I’d not be able to keep them in my house. Love they peppermint and the candied pecans!

  11. 11

    yeah, I would probably eat a dozen of those puppies!

  12. 12

    What a cute idea! I would’ve never thought to add a candied pecan to my oreo 🙂 Love the Ghirardelli melting wafers…haven’t seen those…I’ll need to look for them again, the next time I’m at the store!

  13. 13
    marla says:

    These are such fabulous Christmas cookies! Love the nut topping 🙂

  14. 14

    What a fun trip!! This would make great snacks for holiday time!

  15. 15

    These look super tasty! I love candied pecans, the scream Christmas-time!

  16. 16

    Perfect for taking to the office!

  17. 17

    This is such a smart and creative idea!!!! Perfect for gifts!

  18. 18
    Gaby says:

    Just my kind of Christmas treat, perfect!!!

  19. 19

    These look quick, yummy, and easy. All things I love in a recipe.

  20. 20

    These are such a treat! I love all the flavors you put together in one mouthwatering, decadent bite!

  21. 21

    Jenny, I made these nut today. I did not make the Oreo’s. I was interested in the pecans. They are DELICIOUS!!!! I made 6 batches today. They are GREAT Christmas gifts for anyone who loves pecans! MY pecans had been in the freezer for a bit so I did toast them in the pan before I sugared them. I don’t like the recipes that use egg whites. This one is PERFECT!
    THANK YOU for posting!
    LOVE your blog!

  22. 22
    Matea says:

    Ghirardelli chocolate is the best! Love baking cookies with the 60% cocoa chips! Sooo good!

  23. 23
    Run 2 says:

    I want to spread this on everything!!!!

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    euidaigov says:

    This is such a smart and creative idea!!!!

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    Hotstar says:

    This one is PERFECT!
    THANK YOU for posting!
    LOVE your blog!

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    vex 3 says:

    Wow, the cakes look delicious and attractive. I think this cake is very fat so people are losing weight to eat it

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    Lenny Face says:

    Look so marvelous that I cannot eat it.

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