CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Easy Chocolate Caramel TurtlesThis quick candy recipe featuring pretzels is sure to be a hit.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This quick candy recipe featuring pretzels is sure to be a hit.
Easy Chocolate Caramel Turtles
30 miniature pretzels
30 chocolate-covered caramel candies
30 pecan or walnut halves
Heat the oven to 300 degrees. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
Arrange pretzels on cookie sheet, leaving ½ inch between. Center a caramel candy on each. Place in oven for 3 to 4 minutes, until candy softens. Remove from oven and press a pecan half into each candy. Allow to cool completely before storing in airtight container.
Yield: 30 turtles.
Approximate nutritional analysis per turtle: 85 calories, 44 percent of calories from fat, 4.2 grams fat (0.7 grams saturated, 1.5 grams monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 1.8 grams protein, 10 grams carbohydrates, 0.8 grams fiber, 28 milligrams sodium.
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