Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe

Aimee Shugarman | Shugary Sweets Updated

Make Chocolate Caramel Candy at home. Way easier than you think, and so much tastier!

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Making candy is a year round treat for me and my family. I love to make homemade caramel every Christmas, and use some of that caramel to make turtles.

However, sometimes during the year, while I crave those turtles, I just don’t have an hour to make caramel. I want to be sitting outside reading a book instead!

Chocolate Caramel Candy Picture

These Caramel Nut Clusters are a perfect treat to nibble on while reading that book! They take minutes to make, but look impressive.

By making a quick treat it leaves me more time to play with my family. Another favorite, quick treat is my Microwave Peanut Brittle. Crunchy and delicious, and made in the microwave in ten minutes!

We love Aimee's microwave candy creations! Don't miss her Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipe.

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Chocolate Caramel Candy Recipe

    32 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 11 oz bag Premium Caramel Bits, or 25 caramel candies, unwrapped
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Dry Roasted Salted Peanuts
  • 3/4 cup Halved Pecans
  • 6 ounces Milk Chocolate, melted

Directions

  1. Lay a piece of parchment paper over a large cookie sheet. Set aside.
  2. In a large, microwave safe bowl, add caramels, butter and heavy cream. Microwave on high for one minute.
  3. Stir and microwave an additional 30 seconds. Stir (if not yet completely melted, add another 30 seconds).
  4. Fold in nuts.
  5. Drop by large tablespoon onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Shape scoops with fingertips so they look nice.
  6. Spoon a dollop of melted chocolate onto each cluster. Refrigerate until set (about 15 minutes). Store in airtight container in refrigerator for one week. ENJOY.
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Author: Aimee Shugarman
Recipe Yields: 32 pieces
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 candy
Servings Per Recipe 32

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 44
Calories 90

% Daily Value*
8%
Total Fat 5g
7%
  Saturated Fat 1g
2%
Sodium 47mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 7g
3%
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Aimee Shugarman

About Aimee

Aimee Shugarman of Shugary Sweets likes all things sweet, as you can probably guess. Writing about homemade candy came naturally, and we're oh so thankful she's our Candy Fanatic.