Friday, April 3, 2009

Salted Caramel Strawberries

Salted Caramel Strawberries from Southern Living

Ingredients

  • 20  large fresh strawberries
  • 40  caramels
  • 3  tablespoons  whipping cream
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1 1/4  cups  coarsely chopped mixed nuts
  • Wax paper

Preparation

1. Pat strawberries completely dry with paper towels.

2. Microwave caramels, 3 Tbsp. whipping cream, and 1/4 tsp. salt in a 1-qt. microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 3 1/2 minutes or until smooth, stirring at 1-minute intervals.

3. Dip each strawberry halfway into caramel mixture. Roll in nuts, and place on lightly greased wax paper. Let stand 15 minutes. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 8 hours.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Kraft Caramels and Planters NUTrition Heart Healthy Mix.

Southern Living, APRIL 2009

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