Peanut Butter Turtle Candies

Peanut Butter Turtle Candies

Photo by Debbie F.

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  • 72

    pecan halves (about 1¾ cups)

  • ¼

    cup peanut butter

  • 2

    Tbsp. butter, softened

  • ½

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 5

    oz. milk chocolate candy coating, chopped

  • 2

    tsp. shortening


On waxed paper-lined pans, arrange pecan halves in clusters of three. In a small bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until blended; gradually beat in confectioners’sugar. In a microwave, melt candy coating and shortening; stir until smooth. Spoon 1/4 tsp. melted chocolate into the center of each pecan cluster. Place teaspoonfuls of peanut butter mixture into the center of each cluster; press down slightly. Spoon remaining melted chocolate over tops. Chill for 10 mins. or until set. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.


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