Butter Pecan Turtles

Butter Pecan Turtles

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Bobbie Hewitt


These are a must for any occasion, but for some reason, it's one of my favorite Christmas Candies.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min



  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    pecans, halved

  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips

How to Make Butter Pecan Turtles


  1. Crust: Combine all ingredients and mix at medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes or until fine. Pat firmly into a 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle with 1 cup pecan halves.
  2. Caramel Layer: Cook butter and sugar in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until it begins to boil. Boil for 1/2 to 1 minute and pour over crust.
  3. Bake at 350 for 18 to 22 minutes or until caramel layer is bubbly and the crust is a light golden brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Allow to melt slightly and swirl leaving some whole for a marbled effect.

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About Butter Pecan Turtles

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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