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Turtles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jana Godsey
Added: Friday, January 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c pecan halves
1 1/3 c whipping cream
1 c sugar
c light corn syrup
1/3 c milk
c butter
1 t vanilla extract
12 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Butter 2 large nonstick cookie sheets. Arrange pecan halves in clusters resembling turtles. Combine cream, sugar, corn syrup, milk & butter in medium saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high & boil without stirring until mixture turns golden, bubbles thickly & thermometer registers 234, swirling pan occasionally, about 15 minutes.

Remove mixture from heat. Stir in vanilla. Immediately drop 1 T caramel mixture onto center of each pecan cluster. Cool slightly. Melt chocolate in double boiler. Drizzle 1 T chocolate over each candy. Chill until chocolate sets, about 30 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe from Bon Appetit (12/94)

 

 

 

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