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Hawaiian Turtle Cups

 Hawaiian Turtle Cups
“Because my mother-in-law loves macadamia nuts and my daughter prefers white chocolate to milk chocolate, I came up with this fun twist on classic turtle candy. Now a family favorite, it goes together in minutes for great gifts, too!” Larisa Sarver - LaSalle, Illinois
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups white baking chips
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 18 caramels
  • 2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream
  • 12 dried pineapple pieces, chopped

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt white chips; stir until smooth. Pour by
  • teaspoonfuls into greased miniature muffin cups; set aside remaining
  • melted chips. Sprinkle the center of each muffin cup with nuts.
  • In a microwave, melt caramels and cream; stir until smooth. Pour over
  • nuts. Reheat reserved chips if necessary; pour over caramel mixture.
  • Top each with pineapple.
  • Chill for 30 minutes or until set. Carefully run a knife around the
  • edge of each muffin cup to loosen candy. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 223 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.