Cranberry turtles

Amy Willcock's chewy, fruity, chocolate covered 'turtles' make a tempting treat to satisfy a sweet tooth
Cranberry turtles
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  • Serves: Makes approx 12 'turtles'
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 100 g pecan halves
  • 150 g toffees
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 75 g dried cranberries
  • 200 g dark chocolate

Method

1. Line a baking tray with baking parchment or 'Bake-O-Glide' and arrange 3 or 5 pecan halves in a snowflake/flower shaped cluster. Over lap the nuts in the centre. Repeat until all the nuts are used.

2. Unwrap the toffees and place in a bowl with the milk - you can either microwave them for 1 minute until melted or place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Cool slightly until the mixture has the consistency of thick honey.

3. Carefully place 1 teaspoon of the caramel on top of the nut clusters and put one or two dried cranberries on top. Leave to set.

4. Melt the chocolate in a bowl in the microwave or over a pan of simmering water. Spoon the melted chocolate over the nuts and set aside to harden. Store in an airtight container until ready to serve, or freeze.

Cranberry Muffins

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