Caramel Turtles Recipe

Looking for an easy Caramel Turtles recipe? Learn how to make Caramel Turtles using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sheltonmath

Makes 60 servings



Special holiday candy. Makes 2 1/2 pounds.

Recipe Ingredients for Caramel Turtles

2 cups sugar
2 cups light corn syrup
2 cups light cream
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup evaporated milk
6 tbsp butter
2 pounds pecan halves
6 ounces melted chocolate

Recipe Directions for Caramel Turtles

  1. In heavy saucepan mix sugar, corn syrup, cream, and salt.

  2. Bring to boil and cook to soft-ball stage.

  3. Slowly, so boiling doesn't stop, add evaporated milk and butter.

  4. Continue cooking until about 238 degrees.

  5. Arrange pecans in clusters on wax paper on baking sheet.

  6. Drop spoonful of caramel onto each pecan cluster.

  7. Cool.

  8. Drizzle with melted chocolate.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 43.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
199
Calories from Fat
128
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.2g
22%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Potassium
76mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
18.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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