Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Chocolate Nut Caramels

Chocolate Nut Caramels

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From the kitchen of Geri Anderson

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Tags: Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 package (6 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Crisco
30 vanilla caramels
3 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 tablespoons water
1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)


  1. Melt chocolate chips and Crisco in microwave for about 2 minutes.

  2. Pour half of it into an 8" buttered pan. Spread evenly.

  3. Freeze for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Combine caramels, butter, and water.

  5. Microwave till melted, about 3 minutes. Stir in nuts.

  6. Pour over hardened chocolate.

  7. Freeze for another 10 minutes, then top with remaining chocolate.

  8. Chill and cut into squares.


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