CHOCOLATE CARAMEL PECAN TURTLES

One of our favorite Christmas treats loaded with pecans, delicious caramel and milk chocolate.
CHOCOLATE CARAMEL PECAN TURTLES

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3 cups pecan halves
  2. 1/2 cup butter
  3. 1 cup brown sugar
  4. 1/2 cup corn syrup
  5. 7 ounces sweetened condensed milk (1/2 can)
  6. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  7. 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  8. 1/2 teaspoon shortening

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Toast pecans at 300 degrees on a cookie sheet for 5 to 6 minutes until fragrant. Let cool.
  • Line 2 large cookie sheets with parchment paper and spray lightly with non stick cooking spray.
  • Arrange the pecans on the sheet in small groups of 3.
  • To make the caramel, melt butter in a medium sized sauce pan.