Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe-How To Make 4-Ingredient Chocolate Turtles

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Easy 4-Ingredient Homemade Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Candy and flowers are the #1 Valentine gifts and both turn extra pricey this time of year.  How to make homemade chocolate candy? My easy chocolate caramel candy recipe in Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook makes the perfect homemade Valentine’s Day chocolate turtles candy and will impress your loved ones and friends. My Turtles are made with chocolate, pecans and caramel. Honestly, with only 4 ingredients, this makes a simple chocolate Valentine’s Day homemade gift recipe. You know me! I believe in healthy easy recipes and this is an easy chocolate caramel candy recipe. You’ll love these Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies.

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

Do you like Turtles? If you’re like me and stare at chocolate turtles at the candy counter, you will absolutely LOVE this recipe for Caramel Pecan Candies.  This recipe is from my cookbook, Too Hot in the Kitchen. Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without caramel and chocolate! This easy Valentine’s Day candy tastes like the famous turtles candies in the candy stores. My homemade chocolate candy recipe is more affordable also. My turtles make the best Valetine’s Day gift and also great for a party favor.  Simple to make and always a HUGE success.

Caramel Pecan Candes from Too Hot in the Kitchen 

I make my chocolate caramel candy recipe ahead.  Then, I wrap individually in plastic wrap and give for Valentine’s Day gifts.

Makes 30 chocolate turtles                                                                                                                               chicken sausage jamabalaya in women's healthy cookbook cooking for two

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 for 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

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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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