Shortbread Turtles

Shortbread Turtles

Purchased shortbread cookies are topped with pecans, caramel and chocolate!

30 min. prep time
30 cookies
151 Rating



1 cup caramel bits*
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter


30 (1 1/2-inch square) purchased shortbread cookies
30 pecan halves


4 ounces chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)


Combine all caramel ingredients in bowl; microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, 1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth.

Place cookies onto waxed paper. Place 1 teaspoon caramel mixture in center of each cookie. Immediately press 1 pecan half into caramel.

Melt candy coating according to microwave package directions. Drizzle 1 teaspoon melted chocolate over pecan. Let stand until drizzle is set.


*Substitute 25 unwrapped caramels.

Recipe Tip

- Reheat caramel mixture by microwaving 15-20 seconds if it becomes too firm while topping cookies.

- Various sizes of shortbread cookies are sold. Sizes between 1 1/2- to 2 1/2-inch diameter can be used.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 150

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 105mg

Carbohydrates: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #15414©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This has to be the absolute best cookie ever. I seem to remember when I Maude it quite a few years ago it wasn't going a recipe that included the shortbread recipe. My search goes on

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