Turtle Cookies Recipe

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Turtle Cookies

Barbara Miller

By
@Barbarahas10


Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sifted flour
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs
1/4 tsp
vanilla
pecan halves

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

2 oz
unsweetened chocolate
1/4 c
milk
1 Tbsp
butter
1 c
sifted confectioners' sugar

Step-By-Step

1Resift flour with soda and salt.
2Cream 1/2 cup butter and brown sugar together thoroughly.
3Add eggs and beat well.
4Stir in vanilla and add dry ingredients and mix well.
5Arrange pecan halves in groups of 3 or 5 on greased baking sheets to resemble head and legs of turtle.
6Roll rounded teaspoons of dough into balls.
7Press lightly onto nuts so tips of nuts show.
8Bake at 350 for 10 to 13 minutes, then cool.
9Meanwhile, to make frosting, combine chocolate, milk and 1 tablespoon butter in top of double boiler.
10Cook over simmering water, stirring until smooth.
11Remove from heat and beat in powdered sugar until smooth and glossy, adding more sugar if needed. Frost top of cookies.
12Frost top of cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy