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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


  • 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


  • 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

2 each: 79 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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slickchickyee User ID: 6358244 239822
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2015

"Thanks for the suggestion with using a rolo's that works very good, in the oven for 2 minutes 225 temp quick and easy, love it"

Ellen M User ID: 5419775 234848
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2015

"I will try melting a caramel on top in the oven and then melt a dark chocolate kiss that would eliminate the mess."

JennTats User ID: 7007311 29635
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"I made my own vanilla wafers & used dark chocolate & almonds instead just because Thats what I like. Pretty good recipe, Thank you for sharing."

Ingepoo User ID: 6828043 77393
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2012

"I have not tried these but read the comments. What about using rolo's instead of the carmel and chocolate mess. Put them in the oven on top of the cookie and then after 5 minutes take out and press down with a pecan half. We do this with pretzel circles. just a thought. I am going to try it."

iamshaynec User ID: 6299744 83389
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"Sounds great. Looks amazing in the picture. Does taste good too.

Not such a quick recipe. VERY messy. I have chocolate every where! My baking sheets, the spatula, counter from transferring off the sheets.
3 stars for taste but that's it."

1968Debra User ID: 5605293 48839
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2010

"I love the taste, but they are very gooey to make. I am wondering if I just cut a caramel in have and placed in on the wafer, then melt it in the oven to soften it, then add the chocolate on top of that. Just a thought."

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