Turtle Candy

Turtle Candy

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"Pecans, caramel smothered in melted chocolate -- it's turtle candy."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 26 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  2. Place three pecan halves in a Y shape on cookie sheet and place caramel in center. Repeat with remaining nuts and caramels.
  3. Place in preheated oven 10 minutes, until caramel is melted.
  4. Melt chocolate chips with shortening in microwave, or in a small saucepan over low heat; stir until smooth. Spoon over candies on sheets. Chill 8 hours or overnight, until firm.
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Here's a variation on the recipe: 1-14 oz pkg caramels 2 1/2 T. Evaporated Milk 2 cups Chopped Pecans 1-24 oz pkg chocolate Bark Combine caramels & evaporated milk in a microwave safe bowl....

Because I love turtles, I have tried to make them every year. They have never turned out until this year. I decided to analyze what I did not like about them. First, using five pecans made th...

should melt at 25o degrees for 10 minutes. 350 is too high of heat. It makes the caramels "crispy"