Caramel Nut Candy

This is a delicious (!) gift to give to neighbors, co-workers, whoever.

Caramel Nut Candy

28 caramels
1 TB light margarine
2 TB skim milk
1 c. Splenda
1 cup salted peanuts
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 c. flaked coconut

Place caramels, margarine and milk in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Microwave, uncovered, on medium for 2 minutes; stir. Microwave 1-3 minutes more, stirring every minute, until smooth. Stir in Splenda until smooth. Add peanuts. Gently fold in marshmallows. Sprinkle the coconut in a 10-in. x 5-in. strip onto two sheets of waxed paper; spoon caramel mixture down the center of coconut. Using the waxed paper, coat caramel with coconut and roll into two 10-in. logs. Discard waxed paper. Wrap logs in plastic wrap and chill for 4 hours. Remove plastic wrap. Cut logs into 1/2-in. slices. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Yield: 48 pieces. Per piece= 50 Calories; 3g Fat (44.3% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; trace Cholesterol; 21mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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