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Turtle Pretzel Candies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Kirkpatrick

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup pecan halves, divided, plus 30 for garnish
1/2 pkg caramel candies, unwrapped (about 24 caramels)
2 tbsp half and half
1/2 cup milk chocolate or white chocolate chips
30 mini pretzels

Directions:
Directions:
Line medium sheet pan with parchment paper, place in freezer 8-10 minutes
Meanwhile, grate 1/4 cup of the pecans; set aside. Finely chop 1/4 cup of pecans.
Combine caramels and half and half in microwave bowl, microwave on high 1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring after each 30 second interval. Stir in chopped pecans, cool 2 minutes
Place chocolate chips in microwave bowl, uncovered, on high 45-60 seconds or until chocolate is melted and smooth, stirring after each 15 second interval
Remove pan from freezer, sprinkle evenly with grated pecans. Arrange pretzels about 1/2 in. apart over grated pecans. Place about 1/3 of a scoop of caramel mixture over each pretzel. Spoon a small amount of chocolate over caramel mixture. Garnish with remaining pecan halves. Place pan in refrigerator 6-8 minutes or until chocolate is firm

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 Candies

 

 

 

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