Turtles in a Pretzel Tree

Turtles in a Pretzel Tree

These fun yet fancy candies are ready in just 35 minutes with four ingredients!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

24

candies

24
small pretzel trees
24
vanilla caramels, unwrapped
3/4
cup milk chocolate chips, melted
24
pecan halves, toasted*
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. Line extra-large cookie sheet with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Arrange pretzels 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Top each pretzel with 1 caramel.
  2. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or just until caramels begin to melt.
  3. Remove cookie sheet from oven. Spoon about 1 teaspoon melted chocolate onto each caramel; immediately press 1 pecan half onto each. Place cookie sheet in freezer until candy is set, about 10 minutes. Peel candies from foil.
Makes 24 candies
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Note
*To toast pecans, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Or spread pecans in thin layer in microwavable pie pan; microwave on High 4 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown.
Tip
If pretzel “trees” are not available, pretzel twists will work also.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Candy)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.