Chocolate Cookie Turtles Recipe
- 1 (18 ounce) package NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
- 1 2/3 cups shelled pecans
- 20 caramels
- 2 tablespoons milk
step 1: PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees F.
step 2: SOAK pecans in water for 5 minutes. Arrange 5 pecans on ungreased baking sheets (1 for head, 4 for legs,) leaving about a 1-inch circle in center.
step 3: SHAPE slightly rounded tablespoons of cookie dough into balls; place over circle onto pecans.
step 4: REPEAT with remaining pecans and dough, placing turtles two inches apart on baking sheets.
step 5: BAKE for 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are crisp. Cool on baking sheets on wire racks for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
step 6: MICROWAVE caramels and milk in medium microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100 percent) power for 1 1/2 minutes; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over turtles.