Triple-Chocolate Turtle Fudge

Chocolate lovers on your gift list? Make these nut and caramel winners--with three chocolates--and they'll beg for the recipe.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 150

Ingredients

4 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter
1
(12-oz.) can (1 1/2 cups) evaporated milk
4 1/2
cups miniature marshmallows
1
(12-oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips
12
oz. sweet baking chocolate, chopped
2
oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup chopped pecans
25
caramels (from 14-oz. pkg.), unwrapped
2
tablespoons water
  • 1 Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan; grease foil. In Dutch oven or 4-quart saucepan, combine sugar, butter and evaporated milk; cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Without stirring, boil 5 to 6 minutes over medium heat or until candy thermometer registers 234°F. Remove saucepan from heat.
  • 2 Add marshmallows, chocolate chips, sweet chocolate and unsweetened chocolate; stir until all chocolate is melted. Stir in vanilla and 1/2 cup of the pecans. Quickly spread mixture in greased foil-lined pan.
  • 3 In medium saucepan, cook caramels and water over low heat until melted, stirring frequently. Drizzle melted caramels evenly over fudge. Sprinkle remaining pecans over caramel. Cool 2 hours.
  • 4 Use foil to lift fudge from pan; remove foil. Cut into 1-inch squares.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Candy
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    10mg
    10%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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