Crockpot Turtles Candy is an incredibly scrumptious treat. A simple recipe with perfectly roasted pecans, creamy caramel, and rich chocolate. It is so easy it just about cooks itself. Simply dump ingredients into your slow cooker, stir and scoop. Then garnish and gift (or serve). It doesn't get much easier than that!
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I love my Crockpot Candy so much that I decided to create Crockpot Turtles Candy's now too. Honestly, I love the ease of my crockpot candy and I can not fathom how long it would take to make homemade turtles the 'hard way'. Just toss in the slow cooker, stir a few times and scoop it out. Oh and garnish if you like. It is such an easy recipe. You are going to love these. We can't stop eating them.
With love from our simple kitchen to yours.
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Crockpot Turtles Candy
SERVES 12 | ACTIVE TIME 25 Min | TOTAL TIME 2 Hours 25 Min
16 ounces whole raw pecans (reserve 1/2 cup for garnish)
24 ounces chocolate flavored candy coating (almond bark or candiquik)
2 ounces (1/2 bar) German chocolate bar (by Baker's)
1 (11-ounce) bag caramel bits
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Layer pecans, then candy coating, then chocolate bar into crockpot (I used a 5 quart). Cover. Cook for 1 hour on low temperature. Do not stir.
After 1 hour stir mixture and continue to cook, stirring every 15-20 minutes for another hour (a total of 2 hours). Once mixture has completely come together, stir in caramel bits and turn off the heat. Cover for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile line counter top or table with a long piece of parchment paper.
Stir. Use 2 spoons to scoop out candy from crockpot and scoop it onto parchment paper. Make sure candy is not touching.
Meanwhile, melt 2 cups chocolate chips and chop 1/2 cup pecans. Drizzle over turtles and garnish with chopped pecans.
Allow to set completely.
Serve and enjoy!
DONNA'S NOTES: You can double the recipe, but the caramels will start to get a little gritty in the candy if not scooped out quickly enough. So, be careful. The photos above are from a double batch that I made, the video is a single batch. Scoop fast.
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