Bea L. Recipe


By Bea L. BeachChic

Recipe Rating:
approx 64 pieces
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Bea's Story

Chocolate, caramel and nuts...that's what I'm talking about! These will melt in you mouth. These are a little time consuming but well worth the effort.

I like these better than turtles because the caramel doesn't stick to your teeth. I think it's because the caramel is mixed with the sweetened condensed milk. It's so creamy inside the chocolate and it's hard to quit eating them.

WARNING: very addictive!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Better than turtles? We think so! Try these for your next bake sale or party - They'll be gone in a flash!


14 oz
caramels (50 pieces)
14 oz
can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
3 c
pecans, coursely chopped
24 oz
pkg chocolate almond bark candy coating

Directions Step-By-Step

Slowly melt caramels and milk together in medium size saucepan. Add chopped pecans and mix well. Remove from heat and let mixture cool for about 30 minutes to an hour. This way they'll hold their shape better.
Meanwhile, line two large cookie sheets with foil and lightly grease with cooking spray. Drop clusters by using a tablespoon onto prepared cookie sheets. Place in refrigerator or freezer for a few hours to firm them up. I sometimes leave them in the freezer overnight but a couple of hours or so works great, too.
Slowly melt the chocolate bark & dip each cluster into chocolate, covering all sides. Place onto waxed paper and let harden. TIP: only take out one cookie sheet at a time from the fridge/freezer because they soften quickly.
Note: I use the chocolate almond bark from Wal-Mart. I melt the whole package and once I have covered all the millionaires I then chocolate cover pecans, peanuts, raisins or peanut butter between crackers to use up all the chocolate.
TIP: These freeze very well. You can even eat them right from the freezer with no thawing. Also, I use a half package each of the white and dark chocolate. This gives it a milk chocolate taste that I love.
ALMOND BARK: Most Walmarts carry this item. You can normally find it in the baking aisle along with chocolate chips, etc. Some grocery stores and Walgreens also carry it. It comes in white chocolate as well. I have never made this candy using the white chocolate but I'm sure it would be wonderful.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Bea L. BeachChic
Nov 2, 2014
Thanks, Nelda. I'm glad you think so. You are right about them being addictive.
Nelda Carnley BamaNama
Nov 2, 2014
These are so good and easy to make and addictive
Bea L. BeachChic
Nov 2, 2014
Thank you, Lynne. I have a few left in the freezer and will be making more in a few weeks. They are dangerous in my house. They are way too good so be careful. LOL Let me know if you like them.
Lynne Hawkins chefmamma
Nov 2, 2014
Bea, I always love your recipes! I can't "waist" to try this one!