Turtle Cookies

Turtle Cookies

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

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

How to Make Turtle Cookies

Step-by-Step

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

Printable Recipe Card

About Turtle Cookies

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



Leave a Comment

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer


Summer is right around the corner. We know it may not seem like that now but warmer days are ahead. Do you know what reminds us of summer? Anything strawberry banana but, specifically desserts. There’s something magical about that flavor combination that tastes fresh and reminds us of summer. Well, if you are like us […]

14 Easy Mother’s Day Recipes

14 Easy Mother’s Day Recipes


Making Mom breakfast in bed has never been easier! These easy breakfast recipes are beginner-cook friendly, so anyone can make them. As long as you can mix ingredients and turn the oven on, you can make these recipes. Make Mother’s Day the day she deserves by treating her to a delicious breakfast.

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]