Options are good! This recipe offers 2 easy versions for these easy-to-make Turtle Candies:
Salted Caramel & Pecan Pretzel Turtles.
Salted Caramel & Pecan Turtles. Sans pretzels.
Step 1Preheat the oven to 325°F.Arrange the pretzel snaps on a parchment-lined baking sheet; divide the toasted pecans into 16 small piles on the parchment paper OR on top of each pretzel snap.
Step 2Flatten each caramel cube to approximately 1 square and place on top of the pecans.Heat in the oven for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the caramel softens and begins to melt.Remove from the oven; let cool.
Step 3Melt CANDIQUIK according to package directions.For the Pretzel version: drizzle each candy with chocolate coating (optional: dip each candy in chocolate coating).Sans pretzel: spoon a small amount of chocolate coating directly onto the parchment paper. Place the pecan/caramel candy on top of the chocolate. Drizzle with additional chocolate coating.
Step 4Top each candy with a few flakes of coarse sea salt.