Turtle Tart

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Rose M. Helle
from The Villages, FL

This is one of those recipes that I have been dying to make. I as so surprised at how easy it was to make!

serves 16
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 bag
    (1 lb.15oz.)betty crocker oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • COOKIE BASE
  • 40
    caramels, unwrapped
  • 1/3 c
    whipping cream
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • FILLING
  • 1 bag
    (11.5oz) milk chocolate chips (2cups)
  • 1/3 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • TOPPING
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How To Make

  • 1
    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, water and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in 1 cup pecans. Press dough in bottom and up sides of ungreased tart pan with removable bottom.
  • 2
    Bake 19 to 21 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream on High for 2 to 4 minutes,stirring twice, until caramels are melted. Stir in 3/4 cup pecans. Spread over cooled crust. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In another medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/3 cup cream on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate is smooth. Pour over filling. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set. To serve, let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Store covered in refrigerator.
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