Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Farmer's Chocolate Candy Turtles (1970)

  • 1/2 lb soft caramels (25)
  • 2 tbspns heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 lbs pecan halves
  • 4 squares semisweet chocolate 
Melt caramels with cream over hot water. Let cool about 10 minutes.

Arrange pecan halves in groups of 3 on lightly greased baking sheet (1 for head of turtle, 2 for legs).

Spoon melted caramels over nuts, leaving tips showing. Let stand at least 30 minutes. 

Melt chocolate over hot water. Remove from water and stir until smooth. Cool, and spread over caramel of turtles. Do not cover nut tips. Makes 24 turtles. 

More "Lost" Farmer's Candy Recipes
Farmer's Apricot Pecan Candy (1970)
Farmer's Chocolate Caramels (1970)

(Origin - "Homemade Candy" by the food editors of Farm Journal, 1970.)

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