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pecan turtles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

I love making candy and every recipe I give to you I have tried.This is A simple recipe that my family begs for every year.I hope you enjoy.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(1 rating)
yield 6 or more people
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pecan turtles

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 2/3 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 dash
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, half and pieces
  • 16 oz
    chocolate chips, melted

How To Make pecan turtles

  • 1
    Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in sugar, milk, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil--Reduce to very low heat. Cook, Stiring almost constantly 25 - 30 minutes or until hard ball stage in cold water. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Drop in 1 1/2 inch wide mounds from spoon onto buttered foil. With spoon spread small amount of melted chocolate over each candy. Let stand until firm. Wrap each turtle separately in plastic wrap.