Homemade Chocolate Pecan Turtles

Homemade Chocolate Pecan Turtles

Servings 18 turtles


  • 1 (8 ounce) bag pecan halves
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag about 1 heaping cup of caramel squares, unwrapped
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounce dark chocolate, chopped
  • 8 ounce milk, unsweetened, or white chocolate, chopped
  • Fleur de Sel for sprinkling


  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Place mounds of pecans onto baking sheets, using about 5-6 pecans per pile.
  • Using a small saucepan, melt caramels over low heat.
  • Stir in cream and continue to stir frequently until the sauce is glossy and smooth. Remove from heat. Allow to slightly cool.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of caramel sauce onto each mound. Set aside.
  • Melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler, stirring until glossy.
  • Pour 1 tablespoon dark chocolate onto each pecan caramel mound. Allow to set.
  • Melt milk chocolate, unsweetened, or white chocolate in a double boiler.
  • Fill a small pastry bag with the melted chocolate. Decorate the tops of each turtle and sprinkle with Fleur de Sel.

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