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turtle candy

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Turnips 2 Tangerines (Lynn H)
Northern, WI

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

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Blend

Ingredients For turtle candy

  • 1 (8 oz) pkg
  • 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

How To Make turtle candy

  • 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.

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