Caramel Truffles

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“These candies disappear as fast as I can make them. The five-ingredient microwave recipe is easy and fun to make. When drizzled with white almond bark and packaged with ribbon, they make a pretty gift.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
15
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line an 8-in. square dish with plastic wrap; set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the caramels, milk chocolate chips and cream. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Microwave 1 minutes longer, stirring every 15 seconds or until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth.
  3. Spread into prepared dish; refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  4. Using plastic wrap, lift candy out of pan. Cut into 30 pieces; roll each piece into a 1-in. ball.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  6. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt semi-sweet chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip caramels in chocolate and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  7. Refrigerate until firm. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

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