Chocolate Cookie Turtles

Chocolate Cookie Turtles

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
11 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
24 cookies (2 dozen)

Chocolate Cookie Turtles are a fanciful cookie packed full of pecans, caramel and chocolate and will quickly become a favorite.

Ingredients

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

SOAK pecans in water for 5 minutes. Arrange 5 pecans on ungreased baking sheets (1 for head, 4 for legs), leaving about a 1-inch circle in center.

SHAPE slightly rounded tablespoons of cookie dough into balls; place over circle onto pecans. Repeat with remaining pecans and dough, placing turtles two inches apart on baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are crisp. Cool on baking sheets on wire racks for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

MICROWAVE caramels and milk in medium, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over turtles.

NOTE: Dough from one batch Original NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Chocolate Chip Cookies (NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 6-oz. pkg. recipe) may be used.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 cookies (2 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat 90

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 10g 16%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
  • Cholesterol 5mg 2%
  • Sodium 60mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 20g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%

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