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90 Pecan halves
28 Vanilla caramels
2 tsp. Water
1/2 c Semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Toast pecan halves by spreading in a single layer in a shallow baking
pan. Toast in 350 oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Line a baking sheet with foil; butter foil. On the prepared baking sheet arrange the pecan halves in groups of three, placing flat side of pecans down; set aside.
In a heavy 1 quart saucepan combine caramels and water. Cook over low heat; stir constantly till caramels are melted and smooth.
Remove saucepan from heat. Drop about 1 teaspoon caramel mixture onto each group of pecans. Let stand about 20 minutes or till caramel is firm.
In a small saucepan, heat the chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly, till chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove saucepan from heat.
With a narrow metal spatula spread a small amount of chocolate over top of each caramel center.
Let stand until firm; remove candy from baking sheet. Store tightly covered.
Recipe source: Brach's candy.