• Ingredients
  • Cookie:
  • 1 cup Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
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  • Caramel and Chocolate Topping:
  • 28 caramels
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 30 pecan halves
  • 1 (6 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • Cream Butter Flavor CRISCO® and sugars together. Add milk. Beat in eggs one at a time; add vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Mix into creamed mixture. Chill for one hour.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Roll out 1/3 of the dough at a time, to about 1/4-inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut out with 2 1/4-inch cookie cutters. Place 2 inches apart on un-greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 5-6 minutes, or until edges are slightly golden. Remove immediately to cooling rack.
  • Combine caramels and milk in microwave-safe bowl. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave at 50% (MEDIUM)for 1 minute. Stir. Repeat until smooth (or melt on rangetop in small saucepan on very low heat). Drop rounded teaspoonfuls on top of each cookie. Place 3 pecan halves around edge of caramel to resemble turtle.
  • Place chocolate chips in microwave-safe cup. Microwave at 50% (MEDIUM) for 1 minute. Stir. Repeat until smooth (or melt on rangetop in small saucepan on very low heat). Spread rounded teaspoonfuls over top of caramel. Do not cover the pecans. Cool completely.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 131 | Total Fat: 5.3g | Cholesterol: 11mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Caramel Pecan Turtle Cookies Servings Per Recipe: 60 Amount Per Serving Calories: 131

  • Total Fat: 5.3g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Sodium: 87mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.6g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 1.7g