Turtle Candy

Turnips 2 Tangerines (Lynn H)

By
@cascabel

I make these wonderful Turtle Candies every year for the Holidays! Enjoy!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

1 (8 oz) pkg
caramels
2 Tbsp
heavy cream
1 c
pecan halves, salted
1 lb
milk chocolate (ambrosia dipping chocolate) or
16 (1 oz) oz
squares, semi-sweet chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In the top of a double boiler over hot water. Melt caramels in heavy cream. Stir until smooth.
2
Arrange pecan halves in groups of 4-5 on a greased waxed paper. Spoon caramel mixture into a small mound in the middle of nuts. The caramel should partially cover the nuts to keep them in place. Let stand until caramel is hard.
3
In top of a double boiler over hot water, melt chocolate, stir gently.
4
Using a small spoon, coat caramel with melted chocolate. Refrigerate for 30 mins or until chocolate is firm. Store in air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American