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Pecan Caramel Turtle Candy Bars stacked on blue stand
Recipe

Pecan Caramel Turtle Candy Bars

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 9-12 Bars 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Another delicious recipe from my grandmother’s cookbook, these Pecan Caramel Turtle Candy Bars are a fun, easy bar version of a Turtle candy. They’re sweet, salty and perfect for parties!


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Ingredients

  • 12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips, about 2 cups, divided
  • 2 tbsp shortening, divided
  • 11 oz bag caramels
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • sea salt

Instructions

1. Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
2. Place half of the chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in short intervals of about 30 seconds at a time, until melted and smooth.
3. Pour chocolate mixture into pan and spread into an even layer. Refrigerate until firm.
4. Melt caramels, butter and water in a pan over low to medium heat until melted and smooth.
5. Stir in chopped pecans.
6. Remove pan from refrigerator and spread caramel mixture evenly over the chocolate layer.
7. Place pan back into refrigerator until tacky, about 15 minutes.
8. Place remaining half of the chocolate chips and shortening in the microwave safe bowl. Microwave in short intervals of about 30 seconds at a time, until melted and smooth.
9. Pour chocolate mixture over caramel and spread into an even layer. Place in refrigerator until firm.
10. Cut into squares.

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