Caramel Bug Candies

Looking for a nutty dessert? Then check out these bug shaped caramel candies – perfect for Halloween.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24

Ingredients

24
thin chocolate wafer cookies
1 1/4
cups pecan pieces
1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons whipping cream
48
pecan halves (11/4 cups)
24
strands rice stick noodles
  • 1 Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. Place 12 wafer cookies on each cookie sheet. Arrange 6 pecan pieces around each cookie to make 3 legs per side.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and whipping cream uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Spoon melted caramel over cookies and pecan pieces to form oval shapes.
  • 3 Place 2 pecan halves on center of each caramel-coated cookie for wings.
  • 4 Break rice stick noodles into 1 1/2-inch pieces; press into head end of each candy to form antennae. Let stand until set, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    191
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    17g,
    17%
    ),
    Sodium
    7 1/2mg
    7 1/2%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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