Walnut Caramel Treats Recipe
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Walnut Caramel Treats Recipe

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Better than visions of sugarplums, these triple-decker treats feature creamy caramel and nuts sandwiched between milk chocolate layers - a candy lover's dream come true!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:28 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 28 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/3 cup butter, divided
  • 2 packages (11-1/2 ounces each) milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 4 tablespoons shortening, divided
  • 2 packages (14 ounces each) caramels
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 each) equals 232 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line an ungreased 9-in. square pan with foil and grease the foil with 2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
  2. In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt one package of chips and 2 tablespoons shortening; stir until smooth. Pour into a prepared pan. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the caramels, water and remaining butter. Cook and stir until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in walnuts. Pour over chocolate layer. Refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  4. In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt remaining chips and shortening. Spread over caramel layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  5. Using foil, lift candy our of pan. Discard foil; cut candy into squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4 pounds.
Originally published as Walnut Caramel Treats in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2003, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 each) equals 232 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"creamy, chewy, chocolate and loaded nutty caramel...what's not to enjoy about it? Easy to make! I will continue to make it each year for Christmas."

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Reviewed Mar. 11, 2009

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