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Caramel Pecan Candy

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This is very sweet and rich. You can't eat very much at one time. Cut in small pieces.

Ingredients

1/3 cup butter, melted
20 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
14 ounces carmels
1/2 cup butter
3 cups pecan halves, toasted
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons heavy cream
3 tablespoons white corn syrup
3/4 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Crush cookies and mix with 1/3 cup melted buter. Press into an ungreased 9-inch square pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool. Melt caramels and 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in pecans. Pour over cooled curst. In a saucepan combine chocolate chips, 3 tablespoons butter, cream and corn syrup. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour over cooled caramel layer. Cool and enjoy.

Norma Gullickson
Keithsburg



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