Chocolate Billionaires

Chocolate Billionaires

Everyone raves about these chocolate and caramel candies!
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 pounds
Author Taste of Home


  • Waxed Paper
  • Heavy Saucepan


  • 14 oz Caramels (1 package)
  • 3 Tbsp Water
  • 1 ½ cups Chopped Pecans
  • 1 cup Rice Krispies
  • 3 cups Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1 ½ tsp Shortening


  • Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper; grease the paper and set aside.
  • In a large heavy saucepan, combine the caramels and water; cook and stir over low heat until smooth.
  • Stir in pecans and cereal until coated.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared pans.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm.
  • Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  • Dip candy into chocolate, coating all sides; allow excess to drip off.
  • Place on prepared pans.
  • Refrigerate until set.
  • Store in an airtight container.