Chocolate Billionaires

Chocolate Billionaires

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"I received this recipe from a friend while living in Texas. When we moved, I was sure to take the recipe with me. Everyone raves about these chocolate and caramel candies."
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45 m servings
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  1. Line two baking sheets with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the caramels and water; cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Stir in pecans and cereal until coated. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared pans. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until form.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat; stir until smooth. Dip candy into chocolate, coating all sides; place on prepared pans. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container.

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amazing that one can take a cheap brach caramel and turn it into something that tastes like a million bucks! These were a snap to prepare. Used parchment paper sprayed and I did not have the s...

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I did not like these. The flavor was nice enough and they're definitely easy but the texture was sticky and thick and they coated my teeth in an odd way. Everytime I had one I ran to brush the c...

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amazing that one can take a cheap brach caramel and turn it into something that tastes like a million bucks! These were a snap to prepare. Used parchment paper sprayed and I did not have the s...

At my first attempt, I cut the recipe in half just to try it out, and it's a good thing I did! Mistake #1, I used wax paper to set the hot caramel onto. (trying to save space in my fridge) And t...

These are delicious! They were a big hit and went FAST! My only suggestion would be to make sure you really grease the wax paper because they really stick! Will definately make again!

These were very good. Can't have just one! The first step is very sticky, so be sure to use the wax paper. I sprayed everything (spatula etc) with Pam. People are surprised that only few items...

I think of all the different cookie recipes I made this year, this was BY FAR the favorite of those who ate them... and to think they were probably the easiest of all to make! Taking the advice ...

These are absolutely outstanding. I thought they would be too sweet and rich but they are surprisingly addictive. Its like eating a mini candy bar. They sure went fast in my house. It was def...

My Mother made this for years every Christmas and when she passed away I found her recipe. She made it without the cereal. She also put the carmel mixture in the freezer for a couple of hours ...

These are delicious! Like a wonderful cross between turtles and 100 Grand (two of my favs!) The only change I made to the recipe itself was to use 2 cups milk chocolate chips and 1 cup semi-swee...

I felt it could've used less nuts and more cereal with more amounts as well, it was still pretty caramel-y. Tasty little treats though. I didn't bother with the fridge step, by the time I drop...

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