Chocolate Billionaires

Chocolate Billionaires

Enjoy these nutty caramel-cereal balls coated with chocolate - a perfect dessert to treat a big crowd.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

50

servings

1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
3
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups chopped pecans, toasted
1 1/4
cups crisp rice cereal
3
cups semisweet chocolate chips (18 oz)
2
teaspoons shortening
  1. Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper; spray paper with cooking spray. In 4-quart heavy saucepan, heat caramels and water over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in pecans and cereal until coated. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheets.
  2. In 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Dip caramel-cereal balls into melted chocolate, coating completely. Return to cookie sheets. Refrigerate 10 minutes or just until set. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
Makes 50 servings (1 candy)
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Flavor Tip
Friends and family will rave about the toasty caramel crunch of these bite-size candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 124
    • Total Fat 7g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 25mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 16g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.