Southern Colonels

  • Southern Colonels (Gift Tin)
    Item #126
  • 1 lb. 2 oz.
  • $30.99
  • Sold out for the season.
  • Southern Colonels (Economy Packaged)
    Item #191
  • 2 lbs. 4 oz.
  • $40.99
  • Sold out for the season.
Southern through and through we take our chewy, homemade caramel, load it with chunks of fresh pecan pieces, then cover it all in a thick coat of creamy milk chocolate. Similar to the classic Turtle Candies of your childhood, our Southern Colonels will usher you on a flavor filled trip down memory lane. Arrives in Priester's classic gold tin.

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OMG! Absolutely Delicious!
Mar 25, 2024  |  By Kenisha S.
This is the best candy ever! The pecans are so fresh! I'm a chocolate lover and I can't wait to order again! Excellent customer service!

Southern Colonels
Dec 13, 2023  |  By Derek Pearsall
Delicious, big and well made with wholesome ingredients. Will definitely be ordering these soon..

Southern Colonels
Dec 10, 2023  |  By LAWRENCE J. PYFFEROEN

Pecan Colonels
Nov 26, 2023  |  By Judy Lean
These are wonderful! One is enough to satisfy your sweet craving.

Southern Colonels
Nov 16, 2023  |  By Robert Mask
Had these last year and tried another brand earlier this year. No where quite as good as Priester's so back making my 2023 Thanksgiving purchase. Will not change any more.

Southern Colonels
Nov 11, 2023  |  By Allan Massey
If there are any better anywhere ... I've never found them ... devinely delicious!

Best Colonels!!
Jul 2, 2023  |  By Stacy
Hands down, the most delicious caremel, tender pecans and velvety chocolate you will ever eat!!! My absolute favorite indulgence!!

Priesters Southern Colonels and Pecan logs
Jun 1, 2023  |  By Jo Ann Steele
EVERYONE that I shared these products with raved about them over and over. They are most delicious and I will definetly be reordering in the future

Southern Colonels
May 18, 2023  |  By Dorothy Page
This is the second time I have ordered these Southern Colonels. They are fresh and delicious! I have a fridge in the garage that I store them in, otherwise I would eat them too fast. You will not be disappointed in these candies. I ordered 2 boxes last time, because with summer temperatures coming they would melt in the heat.

nuts and colonels as always very excellent thank u
Apr 30, 2023  |  By Dolores M. Howe

Southern Colonels are awesome!!!
Mar 9, 2023  |  By Susie B
The absolute best TURTLE in the world!!!

By Far The Best!
Jan 4, 2023  |  By Martha Robertson
After my first bite, I was hooked! These are the best 'turtles' I have ever eaten!! And since I ordered a 2-lb. container, I had to box them up to give them to the ladies in my ladies group at my church. If I hadn't done this and got them out the door, I would have been eating them myself, lol!

Dec 16, 2022  |  By Sheri Koenig
I'm so glad I ordered these Southern Colonels. I love them and will certainly order again. Every order I've made from Priester's has been wonderful! Thank you Brenda Gantt and Priester's Pecans.

Dec 11, 2022  |  By Rhonda Strong
The Southern Colonels are delicious!

Loved them, best I have tried
Dec 4, 2022  |  By Robert Mask
Tried most of the competitors. These are individually wrapped and are great.

Birthday gifts
Nov 27, 2022  |  By Peg Kelly
The recipients think I'm awesome for sending these candies.

Melt In Your Mouth
Nov 27, 2022  |  By Marsha Woody
The Southern Colonels are everything. The love that's put in every bite is amazing. You'll not be disappointed. The chocolate, caramel and pecan is amazing in each Southern Colonels. Thank you Priester's Pecans!

Nov 24, 2022  |  By Beverly Harris
Very delectable, will always order these.

Southern Colonel
Dec 13, 2021  |  By Beverly HarrisSouthern Colonel
Delicious as usual.

Nov 28, 2021  |  By Selena Foster
I purchased several & take a couple to my mom every week for a treat. She loves them.

Nov 24, 2021  |  By Erick Howard
Outstanding chocolate and delivery is always on time

Apr 4, 2020  |  By Helen Leonard
This is undoubtedly the best candy on the planet. That's why i keep coming back for more.

Apr 8, 2019  |  By Jacqueline Taylor
The Southern Colonels were absolutely delicious. From the creamy caramel to the milk chocolate and pecans were absolutely Devine!!! Yummy!!!

My Favorite Pecans
Apr 7, 2019  |  By Melvin Warren

Mar 31, 2019  |  By Henrietta Weimer
Yummy. So wonderfully good

Southern Colones
Mar 14, 2019  |  By Phyllis Fiala
I gave most of these delicious treats to others as "just because" gifts. I live in an 8 condo building with shops on the lower level, I am 83 years "young" so all tenants watch over me. So I treat everybody occasionally! Got wonderful reports, even a hand written thank you from the financial people below me! I told all of them where they came from. (Just a little advertisement) Phyllis
Owner Response: Phyllis, we are so pleased that your friends enjoyed Priester's pecan treats! Thank you for your business and we truly appreciate your kind review!

Southern Colonels
Mar 4, 2019  |  By LoriD
The candy is wonderful! Very fresh because they are individually packaged and so large that we cut them in half... Would purchase again!

These Colonels Are Chewy and Amazing!
Mar 3, 2019  |  By Terry Hostetler
If you love milk chocolate, pecans and ooey gooey caramel, the Southern Colonels will not disappointed. I'm hungry for some more, just thinking about how good they are!

Love Priester's
Mar 3, 2019  |  By Sharon Black
My husband and I love the Southern Colonels! Believe me, we have eaten many "turtles" and these are our favorite. They are really big and not overly sweet. Truly delicious! They are individually wrapped so you can easily grab one and go without worrying about making a mess.

Oh my goodness
Feb 24, 2019  |  By Lauren Channell
These are the best turtles I have had in a long time. I found this shop in a story about the best chocolate candy in every state and they were not wrong.
Owner Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We appreciate your business!

5 star all the way
Feb 24, 2019  |  By TOM MEDLEY
everything came just as I ordered and when I wanted it to arrive and it's always top quality

Southern Colonels
Feb 17, 2019  |  By Cyndi Monroe
Very delicious, could have a few more in there... I love these particular ones. I will be trying other things though.

Southern Colonels
Jan 6, 2019  |  By Robert Phillips
Outstanding! Can't get enough of them.

Jan 6, 2019  |  By Christopher
Great products overall and I love how fast they get everything to you.

Mmm Mmm Good!
Jan 5, 2019  |  By Qureshia Young

These are a favorite around here
Jan 3, 2019  |  By Douglas L Owens
Order two because they will go fast!

Jan 2, 2019  |  By Annmarie Bell
These were outstanding. They didn't last a half and hour after they were delivered. Everyone loved them.

1st order of Colonels
Dec 30, 2018  |  By Phil Moore
BIG and delicious!

Southern Colonels
Dec 29, 2018  |  By Qureshia Young
Delicious and delivered on time!

Southern Colonels
Dec 29, 2018  |  By Qureshia Young

Southern Colonels
Dec 28, 2018  |  By Nancy Doherty

Colonels are the best!!!!
Dec 23, 2018  |  By Susie Brousseau
The southern colonels are just the best!!!!

Dec 19, 2018  |  By Dana Garner
These are yummy. I did not think that there would ever be anything as good as Priesters's Divinity until I had the Southern Colonel. Now I cannot pick between the two so they are tied for #1. Wonder what they would taste like in Dark Chocolate????? I would love to try one. They almost taste like a chocolate covered cherry with caramel and pecans. They are FABULOUS.

Dec 16, 2018  |  By vickie warschauer

Long Time Customer
Dec 7, 2018  |  By Robert Bullington
We have been ordering our favorite tubs of Unsalted roasted and plain pecans for years as well as your Southern Colonels. All are always consistently delicious and keep well in the freezer. Priester's personnel are always friendly and accommodating.

My Favorite Pecans
May 23, 2018  |  By Melvin Warren

Delicious Chocolates
May 20, 2018  |  By Douglas Heintz
The products at Priester's are consistently delicious and of very high quality. The web site is easy to use and customer service is always friendly and helpful. I am always pleased with the products and the buying experience.

Excellent Again!
Apr 27, 2018  |  By Douig
We've ordered for many occasions and always receive positive comments and requests for more. We'll be ordering again soon!

Southern Colonels
Apr 22, 2018  |  By tom medley
Everything was as ordered and especially love your fiddlesticks.

Apr 9, 2018  |  By Pam
We love Priester's Pecans! Can't beat their great service and delicious nuts and candies! First time ever, we asked for the purchase/Easter gift to arrive on a certain day and it was! We're big fans!

Southern Colonels
Mar 28, 2018  |  By Donna Price-Lauder
Honestly, providing a review is very easy for me. In addition to the Southern Colonels, I have ordered the Mini Pecan Pies and the Fiddlesticks several times. For Christmas 2017, I bought many many items and gave my crew at work individual gift bags filled with an assortment of Priester's pecan goodies. Because they wrap them individually, it is PERFECT for gifts. Because, if I did not give them as gifts, I would eat every one of them myself. I love everything at Priester's Pecans.

Southern Colonels
Mar 24, 2018  |  By Grace Phillips
The very best. I would eat them every day if my body would allow.

Great candy
Jan 23, 2018  |  By Barbara Whitmore
I enjoyed the candy a lot.

Delicious and Addictive
Jan 21, 2018  |  By Robert Flock
The Southern Colonels were absolutely delicious, but very addictive. It was hard to eat just one at a time. If there were a smaller version available, I would not feel as guilty eating two or three at a time since it would be equivalent to eating one of the larger ones. So much for my diet!

Jan 16, 2018  |  By Dana Angellotti
These remind me of turtle candy but MUCH MUCH BETTER!

Southern Colonels
Jan 13, 2018  |  By Elizabeth
Best candy ever. Love to get it every Christmas!

The best candy
Jan 13, 2018  |  By Lisa
I buy these every year for gifts and 1 for myself. They are very large and always fresh. Delivers fast and on time. Thanks!

My Favorite Pecans
May 20, 2017  |  By Melvin Warren
Great - the very best!

Apr 11, 2017  |  By ruth nalepa
Wonderfully delicious

Wonderful Chocolates!
Apr 10, 2017  |  By Tessa
I had these delivered to my mother in law for her birthday as well as flowers. I received a short thank you for the flowers and huge thank you for the chocolates. I haven't tasted them myself, but her response told me how wonderful they are.

The best ever!!!!
Mar 24, 2017  |  By Susie
I sent these as a gift and my friends said they were the best they had ever had!!! They were right!!!!

Best I've had!
Feb 19, 2017  |  By Tim
These are my favorite. Soft, crunchy, creamy. The best of the candy world.

Southern Colonel
Jan 21, 2017  |  By Jim
My family absolutely loved the Southern Colonel on the decorative tin for Christmas. Looks like I started a tradition.

The Southern Colonel's are the best candies!
Jan 21, 2017  |  By Gloria
The Southern Colonel's were A Christmas delight for our guests last year and they did not last long!

Jan 18, 2017  |  By Thomas Henrichs
Can't eat just one!

natural pecans
Jan 15, 2017  |  By Douglas Smith
fresh and tasty

Southern Colonels
Jan 14, 2017  |  By Cheri
I had never tried these before. They were fantastic!!

Christmas gift
Jan 12, 2017  |  By Kristin Cash
This was a Christmas gift for my Dad. He loved them! Also, loved the fact that they were individually wrapped inside the tin. :) Thank you!

Yummy Nummy
Dec 29, 2016  |  By Paula Nuzzo
Well...we call these Giant Turtles...very good. Bought these last husband ate 90%...had to order again.

A favorite in our home
Dec 28, 2016  |  By Carol
Have been purchasing your pecan candies for several years both for myself and as gifts. Never a disappointment in product or handling.

My Mom's favorite!
Dec 25, 2016  |  By Carol Hallows
Absolutely wonderful. She loves them.

Yummy Colonels
Dec 5, 2016  |  By Robin
These things were delicious. Very addictive

May 23, 2016  |  By Renee Schmidt
Delicious-wonderful blend of fresh ingredients, enjoyed by all

Southern Colonels
May 12, 2016  |  By Doug
Excellent! Our office staff enjoyed them and we have ordered again since!

Jan 20, 2016  |  By Connie
It was delicious!

Southern Colonels
Jan 17, 2016  |  By Douglas
Great Product.

candy -gift
Jan 17, 2016  |  By Althea rOGOZ
Everything was perfect - delivered on time, good packaging and my Mom loved them thank you for making her day!

Pecan Man
Apr 15, 2015  |  By Tonya
Since having southern colonels, we will not eat any other chocolates. Love, love, love that candy treat!

Call it what you want - I'll go with delicious!
Nov 30, 2013  |  By Kimberly
Someone at work brought Priester's to share last year. I went home and bought a few items including these. I used to buy turtles for Christmas from a big name company in Chicago but am switching to these. They are perfect! The pecans are SO fresh and they candies are really big! They came individually wrapped so I sent one to my mom in Illinois. Everyone who tried them agreed they were great.