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Gigantic Turtle Candies Recipe

Gigantic Turtle Candies

Three pecan halves, making the turtle's head and front legs, are topped with caramel coated popcorn, then covered with melted chocolate

30
Prep Time
(MINUTES)
1 ½
Total Time
(HOURS)
21
Servings
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Ingredients

  • 1 bag (2.9 oz each) Orville Redenbacher's® Gourmet® Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 63 pecan halves
  • 1 pkg (14 oz each) caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons Parkay® Original-stick
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 pkg (12 oz each) semisweet chocolate morsels

Nutrition Information

206
Calories
27g
Carbs
2g
Protein
Serving Size: 21 servings (1 turtle each)
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Amount per Serving
Calories 206  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 4 g 22%
Cholesterol 1 MG 0%
Sodium 87 MG 4%
Carbohydrate 27 g 9%
Dietary fiber 2 g 7%
Sugars 21 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A   1%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   4%
Iron   4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Directions

  1. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Place popped corn in large bowl; set aside.
  2. Spray 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray. Arrange 21 groups of three pecan halves in cloverleaf pattern on baking sheets.
  3. Place caramels, Parkay and milk in microwave-safe bowl; microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until caramels melt, stirring once. Pour over popcorn; gently toss to coat evenly. Cool 2 minutes.
  4. Spray hands with cooking spray. Shape popcorn into 1-inch mounds; press onto center of each pecan cloverleaf.
  5. Place chocolate morsels in microwave-safe bowl and microwave on HIGH 2 minutes or until smooth when stirred. Drizzle over each popcorn mound. Chill 1 hour or overnight.
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