Trim and Terrific Caramel Pecan Candy Recipe by Holly Clegg @hollyclegg

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Caramel Pecan Candies

Caramel Pecan Candies

Makes 30 candies


1 (14-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped

2 tablespoons skim milk

2 cups chopped pecans

1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips


1.In microwave-safe dish, combine caramels and milk in microwave 1 minute, stir, and microwave another minute or until melted. Stir in pecans, and drop by tablespoonful onto wax paper covered baking sheets. Let stand until firm.

2. Microwave chocolate in microwave-safe bowl 1 minute or until melted,

stirring once.

3.  Dip top of caramel candies into melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip; place

on wax paper. Let get firm.


Nutritional information:   Calories 120 Calories from fat 52% Fat 7g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 1mg Sodium 33mg Carbohydrate 14g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 11g Protein 2g Dietary Exchanges:

1 other carbohydrate, 1 1/2 fat

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more targeted health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis. Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Web MD and The Huffington Post. She also has a phone application, Mobile Rush-Hour Recipes. For more information, visit or for more recipes and tips.

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