Caramel Pecan Turtle Candy Recipe Perfect Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts

Looking for delicious last minute Valentines Day gifts? My easy 4-ingredient Caramel Pecan Turtle Candy recipe. Best homemade chocolate candy for DIY Valentines day gifts.

DIY Valentines Day Gifts

Did February 14th sneak up on you? If you are searching for last minute Valentines day gifts look no further than my 4-ingredient Caramel Pecan Turtle candy recipe from Too Hot in the Kitchen. DIY Valentines day gifts have always had a special place in my heart. Your sweetheart is sure to love this sweet treat, but so will teachers, neighbors, friends and kids! Who wouldn’t love to receive a gift of homemade chocolate candy and especially my Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe! When it comes to chocolate-Red Velvet Cake or Chocolate Cola Cake are two favorites!  GET ALL MY VALENTINE’S DAY RECIPES HERE!

Caramel Pecan Turtle Candy recipe from Too Hot in the Kitchen 

I make my chocolate caramel candy recipe ahead. of time.  Then, I wrap the chocolate caramel candy recipe turtles individually in plastic wrap and give for Valentine’s Day gifts. Tie with a red ribbon and you have your DIY homemade gift or favor!

Makes 30 chocolate turtles

1 (14-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped
2 tablespoons skim milk
2 cups chopped pecans
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips

1. Combine caramels and milk in microwave 1 minute.  Stir, and microwave another minute or until melted. Stir in pecans. Drop by tablespoonful onto wax paper covered baking sheets. Let stand until firm.
2. Microwave chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute or until melted, stirring once.
3. Dip top of caramel candies into melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip; place on wax paper. Let firm.

Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 121, Protein (g) 2, Carbohydrate (g) 14, Fat (g) 7, Calories from Fat (%) 52, Saturated Fat (g) 2, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Sugars (g) 11, Cholesterol (mg) 1, Sodium (mg) 33, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

Perfect Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts

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Speaking of last minute Valentines day gifts, my trim&TERRIFIC Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook is a great way to show your loved one you care. Full of easy fun recipes, like this Caramel Pecan Turtle Candy recipe.

This perfectly pink cookbook has a lot of delicious ideas for DIY Valentines day gifts. As they say, the way to your lover’s heart is through their stomach!  GET ALL MY VALENTINE’S DAY RECIPES HERE!




Mason Jars to Hold More than Homemade Chocolate Candy

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With a variety of uses, mason jars sure do come in handy. When you whip up homemade chocolate candy and want to give some away as gifts, mason jars make an inexpensive, attractive container. Simply tie a ribbon around the lid and voila!

Mason jars also make nice vases for quick and easy flower arrangements. They are easy and cheap to keep on hand to give out as gifts or even to store leftover soups in the fridge.




My Easy Homemade Valentine’s Day Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe Turtles

How would you like to get the popular Chocolate Caramel Candy recipe known as Turtles? If you’re like me and stare at chocolate turtles at the candy counter, you will absolutely LOVE this Caramel Pecan Turtle Candy recipeDIY Valentines Day gifts wouldn’t be complete without caramel and chocolate! This easy homemade chocolate candy tastes like the famous turtles candies in the candy stores. My homemade chocolate candy recipe is more affordable also. Simple to make and always a HUGE success. Find more of my delicious healthy easy recipes that make the best last minute Valentines Day gifts on my healthy cooking blog!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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