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Chocolate Caramel Wafers Recipe

Chocolate Caramel Wafers Recipe

To keep my holiday cooking quick, I've come to rely on fast recipes like this one. The crunchy-chewy tidbits are our youngster's favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 5 min./batch YIELD:42 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers
  • 8 plain milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounces each), broken into squares
  • Chopped pecans, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place caramels and milk in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes or until melted. Stir until smooth. Spread over vanilla wafers; place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 2. Top each with a chocolate square. Place in a 225° oven for 1-2 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Spread with an icing knife. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Yield: about 7 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 79 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.