Milky Way’s are one of my all time favorite candy bars. Since I have started blogging I have seen people making all sorts of candy and crackers and other stuff I never would have thought you could do at home. So when I was trying to come up with something to give my son’s teacher at the end of the year, I figured I would give these a shot! I had already made Peanut Butter Cups, why couldn’t I tackle these!
They were really pretty easy, aside from the dipping part. Dipping is easy, just very tedious, and never looks as good as I want it to. But these did taste very good. You do have to be careful when melting the caramel. If you go for a few seconds too long you get very chewy caramel. I would know, that is exactly what I did. Sorry Mrs. E!!! I would have started over, but I was out of caramels, and didn’t have time to go to the store to get more. They still tasted really good, just chewy!
1 bag milk chocolate chips
3 Tbls Evaporated Milk
1 container Marshmallow Fluff
1 (14 oz) bag of caramels, unwrapped
3 Tbls Evaporated Milk
Milk Chocolate for Dipping (about a pound)
Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for about 45 seconds. Stir to completely melt all the chocolate. If you need to microwave further, do for very short periods – you do not want the chocolate the burn. Stir in the marshmallow fluff and the evaporated milk.
Pour this into an 8×8 pan that is lined with foil, and sprayed with non-stick spray. Place this in the fridge to harden while you work on the next step.
Put the caramels and the rest of the milk in a bowl, and microwave until they are melted. Start with 45 seconds, and then stir. If needed heat for longer, checking every 15 seconds. Once nice and smooth, pour over the chocolate mixture. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Once firm, remove from the pan and cut into desired size. Melt the chocolate over a double boiler, and get to dipping! I set it on a baking sheet, and then placed it in the fridge to harden.
My son had one when the chocolate was still a little melty, and he said they were one of the best things ever! My husband took the leftovers to work, and they got rave reviews as well. I will be making these again for sure, but next time I will keep a better eye on my caramel melting!