Ritz Turtles
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caramel and pecans atop a Ritz cracker and smothered in chocolate.
Recipe type: Candy
Serves: 30
  • 18 caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 30 Ritz crackers
  • 6 squares chocolate almond bark
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  1. Place caramels and whipping cream in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Microwave an additional 15 seconds and stir. Caramel mixture should be smooth. if necessary repeat until caramels are smooth. Let cool a few minutes.
  2. Place parchment or waxed paper on a baking sheet and lay out 30 Ritz crackers.
  3. Scoop about 1 teaspoon of the caramel mixture in the center of each Ritz cracker, carefully spreading with the back of the spoon to cover the cracker. Leave slightly mounded in the center. Top warm caramel with pecan pieces.
  4. Place baking sheet in the refrigerator for about an hour
  5. Melt 3 half almond bark in the microwave, according to package directions. Dip the cracker and caramel in the chocolate and spoon chocolate to cover. Lift cracker with a fork, scraping off excess from the bottom. Place chocolate-covered cracker and caramel back on the parchment or wax paper. Sprinkle the top with a few additional chopped pecans while the chocolate is still warm.
  6. Repeat process with the remaining chocolate. Allow the chocolate to harden at room temperature
  7. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2016/12/ritz-turtles/