"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
144 small pecan halves (about 1 cup) 36 vanilla caramels 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces (melted in microwave or double boiler)
Grease cookie sheet. Arrange 5 pecan halves on pan forming turtle legs and head. Place 1 caramel in center of each cluster. heat in oven, about 325º until caramels are soft. Remove from oven and flatten caramels. Swirl melted chips over caramel. Let set.
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