semi-sweet chocolate chips
1Toast pecan halves by spreading in a single layer in a shallow baking pan.
2Toast in 350 oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3Line a baking sheet with foil; butter foil.
4On the prepared baking sheet arrange the pecan halves in groups of three, placing flat side of pecans down; set aside.
5In a heavy 1 quart saucepan combine caramels and water.
6Cook over low heat; stir constantly until caramels are melted and smooth.
7Remove saucepan from heat.
8Drop about 1 teaspoon caramel mixture onto each group of pecans.
9Let stand about 20 minutes or until caramel is firm.
10In a small saucepan, heat the chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
11Remove saucepan from heat.
12With a narrow metal spatula spread a small amount of chocolate over top of each caramel center.
13Let stand until firm; remove candy from baking sheet.