Caramel Nut Rolls
|Caramel candies||1⁄2 Pound (about 28)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Half and half/Milk||2 Tablespoon|
|Confectioners' sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Salted peanuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Miniature marshmallows||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In 2-qt casserole or mixing bowl, place caramels, butter and half & half.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 3 to 5 minutes, or until melted and smooth, stirring after 2 minutes, then every minute.
Stir in sugar until smooth, then peanuts.
Stir in marshmallows, using as few strokes as possible.
Sprinkle 2 large sheets of wax paper with coconut.
Spoon half the caramel mixture in strip on each sheet.
Shape into 10- or 12-in rolls, using wax paper to help shape; coat well with coconut.
Wrap and refrigerate.
To serve, cut into 1/2-in slices.