Recipe By Marzetti
Published Jun 8th
Caramel Pecan Kringle
Prep 15m Cook 20m Additional 10m Ready In 45m
Servings 8 servings Calories 411.1

Winner of the 2009 Marzetti® uDip Sweepstakes Recipe Contest!

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¾ cup Marzetti's® Old Fashioned Caramel Dip, or more if needed
  • 1 cup pecans, divided
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, divided
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cream or milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 For Kringle, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place all pecans on a sheet pan and toast for 8 minutes. Cool, chop and set aside.
  2. 2 Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. 3 Unfold puff pastry in center of prepared pan. Evenly spread 1/2 of Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Dip onto center section of dough. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup pecans.
  4. 4 Fold one-third section of dough over to cover caramel and pecans.
  5. 5 Spread that dough layer with remaining Marzetti Old Fashioned Caramel Dip and 1/3 cup pecans. Fold remaining section of dough over all, trying to completely cover caramel and pecans.
  6. 6 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pastry is golden brown.
  7. 7 For icing: Whisk together all ingredients, adding additional cream if necessary.
  8. 8 Cool Kringle slightly and drizzle icing over top. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.
  9. 9 Cool completely. Slice and serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 411.1
  • Carbohydrate 40 g
  • Cholesterol 6.3 mg
  • Fat 27.4 g
  • Fiber 1.9 g
  • Protein 3.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.5 g
  • Sodium 151.4 mg
  • Sugar 22 g


  1. This is one yummy rich dessert! You'll impress some people even with how simple it is. Cut small slices and enjoy!
  2. 5 stars for deliciousness but for something so simple I had problems. Inside dough did not cook well and there was too much caramel and nuts for stuffing. Maybe because I used the "light" version of caramel? I only added a little more of the listed ingredients to make 2 rather than one kringle. Measure - Read more ...
  3. Easy everyone loved and wanted recipe at morning coffee