These beautiful chocolate-dipped caramels sprinkled with a hint of sea salt are
the perfect hostess gift for your next party or holiday gift giving – sweet, salty
and sophisticated, but a cinch to make!
1 (6 ounce) cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 teaspoon vegetable shortening
1 (5.5 ounce) package - about 25 pieces - soft and chewy rectangular caramels, unwrapped *
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
Microwave morsels and vegetable shortening in small, uncovered, microwave-safe
bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; stir. The morsels may retain some of
their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second
intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted; cool slightly.
Dip caramel pieces, using a fork, into melted chocolate. Shake off or scrape
excess chocolate against side of bowl.
Place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with sea salt.