Chocolate Dipped Caramels with Sea Salt Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chocolate Dipped Caramels with Sea Salt Recipe
  • READY IN 41 mins

Chocolate Dipped Caramels with Sea Salt

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"Just a sprinkle of sea salt takes buttery caramel and chocolate candies to new heights."

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Original recipe makes 25 candies Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 min
  • READY IN

    41 mins

Directions

  1. Line baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Microwave morsels and vegetable shortening in small, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted; cool slightly.
  3. Dip caramel pieces, using a fork, into melted chocolate. Shake off or scrape excess chocolate against side of bowl. Place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with sea salt. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until set.
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Footnotes

  • * 25 square caramels can be substituted for the rectangular caramels.
  • NOTES:
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels can be substituted for the semi-sweet chocolate morsels. Melt milk chocolate morsels at MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power.
  • Amount of candies made may vary pending size of caramels used. If there is any melted chocolate remaining after dipping caramels, try dipping pretzels or potato chips!
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Dec 20, 2010

These are fantastic if you love sea salt as much as I do :). I took Kraft caramels and sliced them in half (b/c the full thing was a little tough to chew too much caramel for the chocolate coating) then I used sharp toothpicks and dipped each in melted dark chocolate and sprinkled salt to taste. When I removed the toothpicks, i used a spoon to put a bit of chocolate to cover the hole. Everyone loved them.

 
Nov 16, 2010

I love the chocolates. But do not microwave to melt, use your stove on low heat stir often.

 

4 Ratings

Jan 03, 2011

Great idea and taste. I did not use the caramel squares. I boil condensed milk and use that caramel.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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