“Candy”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
35-40 turtles
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Butter heavy saucepan, melt butter or margarine, stir in brown sugar, stir thoroughly, stir in corn syrup stirring thoroughly.
  2. Gradually add the condensed milk stirring constantly until all sugar dissolves and mixture comes to boiling.
  3. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture registers 235°F on candy thermometer.
  4. Cool and stir in vanilla.
  5. Chill.
  6. Caramel should be slightly sticky.
  7. Toast pecans in a 300°F oven for 15 or 20 minutes.
  8. Cool.
  9. Arrange pecans on cookie sheet spoke fashion, four for legs and one for head.
  10. Drop one teaspoon of caramel mix in center of pecans.
  11. Chill.
  12. Melt chocolate wafers and spoon over caramel.
  13. Chill.
  14. Turn over and do the other side with chocolate.
  15. Chill.

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