Chocolate Caramel Turtles
Unwrap a 14 oz package of caramels. Put in a 1 quart Pyrex bowl. Add 1 1/2 Tbs. milk. Microwave on full power for 1 minute. Stir and turn bowl. Microwave 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to stir. Continue until mixture is smooth.
Add: 2 cups pecan pieces, and stir. Drop by tsp. on well greased cookie sheet. Chill.
Place 1- 12 oz package chocolate chips and 1 Tbs. shortening in Pyrex bowl.
Microwave 3-4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, then every 30 seconds until completely melted.
Dip caramels into chocolate and put on wax paper. If chocolate becomes too thick, remelt. Chill