Mr. Food: Sea salt cashew turtles

What You’ll Need:
  • 3/4 to 1 pound cashews
  • 1 (14-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 (12-ounce) package milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable shortening
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
What To Do:
  1. Cover 2 baking sheets with wax paper and coat with cooking spray. Arrange cashews into 24 groups on the baking sheets.
  2. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt caramels with cream 5 to 7 minutes, or until smooth, stirring constantly. Immediately spoon caramel mixture over each nut group while still hot; reheat if caramel gets too thick.
  3. In another small saucepan over low heat,  melt chocolate chips with shortening 5 to 7 minutes, or until smooth, stirring constantly. Drizzle chocolate over caramel-covered nuts, evenly sprinkle with sea salt, and let stand until firm.

 

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