Turtle Cookies

Turtle Cookies Recipe

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Barbara Miller

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@Barbarahas10


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Ingredients

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  • 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.

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About Turtle Cookies

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




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