Desserts

Winning Turtles

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Every time I make these turtles, I plan on sharing the recipe but never have. It's not like I've been trying to keep them a secret or anything, it's just that I've been very tortoise like it getting it done. Today I'll cross the finish line in regards to sharing the recipe with you. Trust me when I tell you that they'll leave all other homemade candies in the dust! Well, maybe that's a little strong but I was trying to make a tortoise and the hare reference he

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1 cup butter (I use salted)
1 cup light corn syrup
2 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
candy thermometer
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 pounds of pecans
1 package of chocolate chips (I used semi-sweet)
2 tablespoons of shortening
-Spread the pecans on a baking sheet and bake them in a 350 degree oven for approximately 10 minutes, being careful not to burn them. (The toasting of the nuts will bring out more of their flavor). Set...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
240

Sodium
42mg
1% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV