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Caramel Nut Marshmallows

 Caramel Nut Marshmallows
These are a different kind of treat for the holiday candy plate. I had this recipe long before microwaves, but now preparation is much easier.—Berdine See, Independence, Iowa
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 36 caramels
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 20 large marshmallows

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. Place nuts in a
  • shallow dish. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine caramels and
  • water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-90 seconds or until
  • melted, stirring twice.
  • Dip each marshmallow into melted caramel, then roll in pecans. Place
  • on prepared baking sheet. Let marshmallows stand until set. Yield:
  • 20 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Hershey caramels. This recipe was tested with an 1100-watt microwave.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 154 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.