Nutty Caramel Clusters
This is a great candy! can't eat just one!
  1. Caramels 25 each
  2. Butter 1 Tbsp
  3. Milk 1 Tbsp
  4. Almonds, sliced 1 cup
  5. salted dry-roasted peanuts 1/2 cup
  6. Pecan halves 1/2 cup
  7. Semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup
  8. Shortening 2 teaspoons
  1. In a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the caramels, butter and milk. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until caramels are melted, stirring once. Stir in the almonds, peanuts and pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until blended. Spoon over clusters. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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