Pecan Cookie Turtles

Pecan Cookie Turtles
Yield: 2-1/2 dozen Prep 15 mins Microwave 1 min to 2 mins


  • 30 munch-size (1-1/2-inch) chocolate-chip cookies or other munch-size cookies
  • 1 package (9 ounces) soft and chewy caramels, unwrapped
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 120 pecan halves (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Make It

1. Cover 2 baking sheets with waxed paper; coat with cooking spray. Place cookies on paper.

2. Combine caramels and water in large microwave-safe glass measuring cup. Microwave, uncovered, on high power for 30 seconds. Stir to mix. Microwave for 15 seconds.

3. Top cookies with caramel mixture, using 1/2 teaspoon for each. Stick 4 pecan halves into caramel mixture on each cookie to resemble turtle feet.

4. Place chocolate in clean microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high power for about 1 minute or until melted. Stir until smooth. Spoon chocolate over pecans, using 1 teaspoon for each cookie. Sprinkle some chopped pecans over soft chocolate. Refrigerate at least 45 minutes to set chocolate. Makes 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 141, Fat, total (g): 9, chol. (mg): 1, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 15, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 47, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.