Turtle Dove Bars

Turtle Dove Bars Recipe

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Becky Tank


This recipe is from an old recipe pamphlet that was my Grandmothers.
Recipe is from Land O' Lakes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min



  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    pecan halves

  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Turtle Dove Bars


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all crust ingredients except pecans. Beat at medium speed until crumbly. Press into bottom of 9 by 13 ungreased baking pan. Sprinkle pecans over unbaked crust.
  2. For the filling: Combine butter and brown sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil, 4-5 minutes. Boil, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer reaches 242F 2-3 minutes.
  3. Pour over pecans and crust. Bake at 350F for 18-20 minutes, or until caramel layer is bubbly. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with butterscotch and chocolate chips; let stand 5 minutes. Swirl chips as they melt leaving some whole for a marbled effect. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

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