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Caramel Turtles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandra Sharp
Added: Tuesday, September 23, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup sugar, firmly packed
1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup butter
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla
3 1/2 cups pecans, chopped
1 pound chocolate almond bark, melted

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium pan, combine sugars, and corn syrup. Over medium high heat, cook to 250F on a candy thermometer. Add butter, stirring until melted. Stir in heavy whipping cream and cook to 242F on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and pecans. Drop 1-inch apart, by teaspoonfuls onto parchment paper. Let cool 30 minutes. Dip each turtle into melted chocolate using toothpicks or two forks, allowing excess chocolate to drip off. Place on wax paper lined baking sheets to cool. Store in cool, dry place.

 

 

 

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