Caramel Truffles

READY IN: 3hrs 5mins
Recipe by Doglover61(aka Earnhardt)

This comes from the new Taste of Home. Haven't tried them yet, but want to post them to save the recipe on Zaar!! I love truffles, so will be making them for my gift trays this season. Cooking/prep times are approximate due to chilling, etc.

Top Review by Roadrunner

I love the Caramel it is DELICIOUS! One problem I had was I used waxed paper to line the dish for it to set up; BAD IDEA! I'm going to make again and this time I will use the plastic wrap as the directions say. I think it will work better. Thanks for the recipe! This is now one of my favorites!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line an 8 inch square dish with plastic wrap and set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the caramels, milk chocolate chips and cream.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir.
  4. Microwave 1 minute longer, stirring every 15 seconds or until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth.
  5. Spread into prepared dish; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  6. Using plastic wrap, lift candy out of pan.
  7. Cut into 30 pieces, rolling each piece into a 1 inch ball.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  9. In microwave safe bowl, melt semisweet chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  10. Dip caramels in chocolate and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  11. Refrigerate until firm.

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