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Chocolate Turtle Candy Recipe

Make homemade Chocolate Turtle Candy with these easy steps. This Turtle Chocolate candy has a white chocolate stripe and is the best chocolate turtles ever.

Turtle Candy


We had a friend that would always give away boxes of Homemade Chocolate Turtle Candy at Christmas and Easter time.  They were delicious and we felt special to receive these sweet treats of pecans, caramel, and chocolate. Sad to say that we no longer live near her and every year I miss these 

These chocolate turtles are really not that hard to make and they make the most thoughtful and special gifts.    We thought we would try our hand at making some of these delicious treats.   You need only three ingredients, four if you add a little decoration like these white chocolate stripes.

With candy making or should we say assembling the ingredient.  Because there is no baking nor mixing in this instructions.  It’s just heating up our chocolate and caramel.

These Candy Turtles would be great to package up in these theme boxes to give as gifts for Mother’s Day, Christmas, Valentines Day or Easter.

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Equipment needed to make these Chocolate Turtle Candy:

Chocolate Turtle Candy


This recipe that would be fun to do with kids, they could assemble the pecans in the shape of the turtles.  And watch while an adult heats the chocolate and caramel.    I know they would love eating them at Christmas time or anytime. 


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Chocolate Turtle Candy

These Chocolate Turtle Candy pieces are easy to make with pecan halves and caramel and chocolate. 
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Turtles, Turtle Chocolate Candy
Servings: 8
Author: Evelyn



  • Unwrap the caramel pieces and melt on low heat in a candy melting pot or double boiler until it reaches 170° F on your candy thermometer 
  • Arrange 5 pecan halves in the shape of a turtle’s head and legs on parchment paper or a silicone mat, repeat until all pecan halves have been used.
  • Carefully spoon the melted caramel to form each turtle’s body connecting the head and legs
  • Let the caramel cool until firm
  • Melt the chocolate in a candy melting pot or double boiler until melted
  • Spoon the chocolate over the caramel and as much of the legs and head as you wish
  • Let the chocolate cool until firm
  • Melt the white chocolate in the candy melting pot or double boiler until it reaches 170° F. Pour into a squeeze bottle.
  • Use the squeeze bottle to design stripes or the design of your choosing on each turtle


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Recipe Rating

Reesa Lewandowski

Saturday 22nd of November 2014

OMG I need those LOL. Everything I love all rolled into one!

Krystal Butherus

Friday 21st of November 2014

I love the drizzle! What a fun idea.

Kelly Meier

Friday 21st of November 2014

These look absolutely delicious! I love turtles, and homemade ones are the best!

Andrea Bates

Friday 21st of November 2014

I would like these immediately. They look soooo good.

Integrated Learning

Thursday 20th of November 2014

Looks good!