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    Turtle Cookies

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    3/4 cup butter, softened
    3/4 cup powdered sugar
    2 Tbsp. heavy cream
    1 tsp. vanilla
    2 cups flour
    25 caramels, unwrapped
    3 Tbsp. heavy cream
    3 Tbsp. butter
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 cup chopped pecans
    1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
    2 Tbsp. semisweet chocolate chips
    1 Tbsp. butter
    1 tsp. vanilla
    2 Tbsp. powdered sugar


    In large bowl, combine 3/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 2 Tbsp. cream,
    and 1 tsp. vanilla; beat until smooth. Add flour and stir to combine. Cover and
    chill dough for 1-2 hours.
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Roll dough into 1" balls. Place on ungreased
    cookie sheet and flatten to 1/4" thickness with the bottom of a water glass.
    Bake at 325 degrees F for 8-10 minutes until set and very light golden brown.
    Cool on wire racks.

    In microwave safe bowl, place caramels, 3 Tbsp. cream, and 3 Tbsp. butter.
    Microwave on medium power for 3-4 minutes, stirring twice during cooking time,
    until melted and smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup powdered sugar and chopped pecans.
    Place a spoonful of this mixture on top of each cooled cookie.

    In microwave safe bowl, place milk and semisweet chocolate chips along with 1
    Tbsp. butter. Microwave on medium power for 1-2 minutes, stirring once during
    cooking time, until melted and smooth. Stir in 1 tsp. vanilla and 2 Tbsp.
    powdered sugar until smooth. Spoon a small amount of chocolate mixture over
    caramel mixture.

    Makes about 36 cookies




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