butter, room temperature
big bar of good quality semi sweet chocolate of your choice
How to Make Chocolate Turtles
1In a sauce pan add brown and white sugar, karo syrup, butter(cut butter in pats it helps it melt faster)and 1 cup of the evaporated milk to a boil. (Stir continuously)
2When at a boil add last cup of milk.
3Bring temperature to 255 degrees then stir in pecans and vanilla.
4With a spoon place heaping mound of caramel with about 4 to five pecans in each on a greased cookie sheet. Let it set up for about 20 to 25 minutes.
5When cooled place good quality chopped chocolate of your choice in a double boiler (simmering water)and melt.
6Remove from boiler and place caramel mounds face down first in to chocolate flip and with a fork shake off excess chocolate.
7Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet to cool.
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