Chocolate Pecan Turtle Cookies - this cookie is the best for your chocolate cookie lovers! From overthebigmoon.com!
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Chocolate Turtle Cookie Recipe

A delicious chocolate, caramel and pecan cookie!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: after school snack, best cookie, chocolate cookie, chocolate dessert, cookies, dessert, travel treat, treat
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Pam Dana

Ingredients

Cookie Dough

  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/3 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 8 tablespoons Unsalted Butter softened
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg separated, plus 1 Egg White
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Pecans chopped

Caramel Mixture

  • 15 Soft Caramel Candies
  • 3 tablespoons Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees!
  • In a bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until it is light and fluffy (1-2 mins)
  • Add egg yolk, milk, and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, and salt in bowl and mix. Add flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm - approx 1 hour.
  • Spray baking sheets with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  • Whisk the egg whites in bowl until frothy. Place pecans in another bowl.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls, dip in egg whites, then roll in pecans (we also like walnuts).
  • Place cookie balls on the baking sheets. Using 1/2-teaspoon measure, make indentation in center of each ball.
  • Bake until set, about 12-14 minutes.
  • Microwave caramels and cream in bowl for about a minute. Mix and if needed, microwave another 15-30 seconds until smooth!
  • When the cookies are removed from the oven, softly repress the indentations.
  • Fill each with 1/2-1 teaspoon caramel mixture.
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  • Cool 5-10 minutes and transfer them to the wire cooling rack.
    Chocolate Pecan Turtle Cookies - this cookie is the best for your chocolate cookie lovers! From overthebigmoon.com!

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ENJOY!

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 3.2% | Vitamin C: 0.1% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 3.4%