The tricky part of the caramel making is to wait until the sugar browns before adding the cream mixture. In one of my previous attempts I added the cream too early and the resulting caramels were a light tan color rather than a deep caramel color. This time I had success, and after cooling, cut them into bite size pieces.
I sprinkled half of the caramels with Fleur de Sel to make them look fancy:
The other half I coated in semi-sweet chocolate I melted with heavy whipping cream and then sprinkled with Fleur de Sel:
For the Turtle cookies I followed the recipe on The Kitchen is my Playground blog. These cookies may be my new favorite, they are DELICIOUS!!!! I had to hide them away or they might not have made it until Christmas. I can't wait to share them with friends and family!
I love Christmas time with all the goodies!!!