Christmas Turtles

Recipe by MarieRynr
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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 24 turtles
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter 2 large nonstick cookie sheets.
  • On prepared sheets, arrange pecan halves in clusters resembling turtles.
  • Combine cream, sugar, corn syrup, milk and butter in heavy medium saucepan.
  • Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Clip candy thermometer onto side of pan.
  • Increase heat to high and boil without stirring until mixture turns golden, bubbles thickly and thermometer registers 234*f, swirling pan occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove mixture from heat.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Immediately drop 1 TBS onto center of each pecan cluster.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Stir chocolate in top of double boiler over simmering water until melted.
  • Drizzle 1 TBS chocolate over each candy.
  • Chill until chocolate sets, about 30 minutes.
  • Can be made 1 week ahead.
  • Cover and keep refrigerated.
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