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February 18, 2013

Mini Turtle Brownie Bites

These bad boys are just flat out delish.
Actually, anything with dark chocolate and caramel will rock my socks off.
Are you drooling yet?

What if I told you that the recipe was super simple, too?

Oh yes. Get out your baking apron and get in the kitchen ladies (and gentleman, if any....).

What You'll Need:
*1 box dark chocolate brownie mix, plus ingredients to prepare mix
*1/2 cup chopped pecans
*dark chocolate frosting
*1/2 coarsely chopped pecans (for turtles)
*12 caramels
*1-2 tablespoons whipping cream

Directions:
1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 36 mini (1.5 inch) muffin cups with paper cups.
2) Prepare brownie mix according to package directions. Stir in chopped pecans.
3) Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling 2/3 way full. Bake 18 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Allow cupcakes to cool.
4) Frost cupcakes and place roasted pecans on top.
5) Cook and stir caramels and 1 tbsp cream in small saucepan over low heat until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Add additional cream if necessary to thin mixture. Spoon caramel evenly over cupcakes.
5) ENJOY!!!

Let me know if you tried these! I would love to hear your opinions!
 

Tennessee Honey

6 comments:

Tara said...

Wow those look amazing! Just stopping by! Pretty Living PDX sent me!

Samantha Davis said...

My boyfriend would looove this. His fave candy is turtles.

ty said...

I think I just died and went to Heaven.

Ellie Coburn said...

Hi there! I'm Ellie, new here from the life of a not so ordinary wife GFC link up. You can find me over at elliecoburn.com, and "like" me on FB to keep updated with all my latest as I do not have a GFC of my own. Great pictures and I can't wait to keep following along :)

toplesshotdog said...

Hehe I love that they look like little turtles. I think I got a cavity just looking at them! Ps Pretty Living PDX sent me here!

Andrea @ Mostly Happenstance said...

Those look delightfully delicious. Can I come over to your house to eat? haha.
P.S. Pretty Living PDX sent me :)