Shortbread Turtles
30
cookies
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Caramel

1 cup caramel bits  

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

Cookie

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

30 pecan halves

Chocolate

4 ounces chocolate-flavored candy coating (almond bark)

 

 *Substitute 25 unwrapped caramels.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

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

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

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

Nutrition

150Calories
8Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
105Sodium (mg)
19Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  March 25, 2014

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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