Don’t know the ‘real’ story behind whythis candy is called ‘millionaire candy’…but I believe it isa Texas-take on ‘turtles’ a chocolate-covered caramel candy withpecans. This version includes homemade caramel for making thecandy treats.
Recipe: Millionaire Candy
1 cup granulated sugar1 cup brown sugar1 cup light corn syrup1 cup butter2 cups evaporated milk – divided use1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 cups coarsely chopped pecans1 (12-ounce) package semisweet ormilk chocolate chips1/4 pound paraffin*
*Or substitute 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening,if you prefer.
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