Desserts

Drunken Turtle Candy

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I love caramel and I am always looking for ways to incorporate it into desserts. I also have a plethora of pecans in my freezer. What to do with pecans and caramel? Make turtle candy of course! So what does a girl from Kentucky do when she makes turtle candy? Add bourbon! Lastly, what does a Kentucky girl living in Georgia do to make the pecans even more tantalizing? She rolls them in flour, brown sugar and melted butter.

20
8 oz. milk chocolate candy wafers
2 cups pecan halves, toasted
2 oz. bourbon (I used bourbon infused with black cherry)
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbs. flour
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
4 tbs. salted butter
20 caramel pieces
1. Preheat oven to 425°. 2. Lay pecan halves out in a single layer on a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil. Place the pecans into the oven and toast them for about 5-6 minutes. (You can tell they are...
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Nutritions

Calories
286

Sodium
293mg
12% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
8g
16% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV