Christmas Turtle Candies

Christmas Turtle Candies

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MARBALET 45

"This is an easy recipe for Christmas gifts."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Cover cookies sheet with aluminum foil, shiny side exposed. Lightly grease foil with vegetable oil spray.
  2. Place 3 pecan halves in a Y shape on the foil. Place 1 caramel candy in the center of each Y. Bake just until caramel is melted, about 9 to 10 minutes.
  3. Heat shortening and chocolate chips over low heat just until chocolate is melted. Spread over candies and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
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Hmmm. The first try, we followed the instructions exactly. We ended up with rock hard turtles and sore teeth. Then we tried melting the 30 hershey's caramels with one tablespoon of water in t...

I tried to combine all of the suggestions from the other reviews. I used Hershey's caramels. I added a Tbsp or so of milk and then melted the caramel on the stove and stirred the pecans (I used...

I made these last year for Christmas gifts and they were a hit! My sweetie who is very careful not to exaggerate raved and was amazed how the caramel was so soft. My secret? Hershey's individ...