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Turtle Cookies

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
12 mins
Yields:
Turtle Cookies
My very favorite cookie

Ingredients

TURTLE COOKIES

350* - parchment - 12 min.

2 cups minus 2 tablespoons cake flour
1 2/3 cups bread flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
1 1/4 cups light brown sugar
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 cups dark chocolate chips
1 cup caramel bits
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

1. Sift flours, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl.

Set aside.

2. Using a mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream butter and

sugars together until very light, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a

time, mixing well after each addition.

3. Stir in the vanilla. Reduce speed to low, add dry ingredients

and mix until just combined, 5 to 10 seconds.

4. Drop chocolate pieces, caramel bits, and pecans into dough

and gently combine.

5. Press plastic wrap against dough and refrigerate for 24 to

36 hours. Dough may be used in batches,and can be

refrigerated for up to 72 hours.

6. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

8. use a heaping tablespoon Bake until golden brown but

still soft, 12 minutes. Transfer sheet to a wire rack for 10

minutes, then slip cookies onto another rack to cool a bit more