Chocolate Turtles Recipe
There's nothing slow about these turtles—they're so rich and delicious they go in a hurry around our house! They also make nice gifts at the holidays for all our "sweet tooth" friends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:36 servings
- 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
- 1-1/2 tablespoons milk
- 1 package (6 ounces) pecan halves
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon shortening
- 1. In a double boiler or microwave, melt caramels and milk. Stir until smooth. Place pecan halves in groups of three on a greased baking sheet. Spoon melted caramel over pecans (about 1 tablespoon over each cluster).
- 2. Refrigerate. Melt chocolate chips and shortening; spread over clusters. Keep refrigerated. Yield: 3 dozen.
1 serving (1 each) equals 101 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.
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