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Turtles® Cookies II

Turtles® Cookies II


"This is a tasty butter cookie, rolled in nuts, filled with caramel, and coated with chocolate. I won a local baking contest with these. Everyone loves them! You can fill the cookies with caramel apple dip instead of caramel ice cream topping. Works great!"
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servings 429 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 429 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 178 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in the vanilla, then the flour.
  3. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls, roll the balls in the egg whites, then roll them in the chopped pecans. Place the cookies 1 1/2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet. Using your finger, make an indention in the center of each cookie.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottom of cookies are lightly browned.
  5. When the cookies come out of the oven fill the indentation with the caramel filling, and let cool. Pour about 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of chocolate over each cookie to cover the caramel center. Let stand until chocolate is set.


  • TURTLES® is a registered trademark of DeMet's Candy Company.

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These are good, but I had to make a few changes to the recipe, and alter things along the way. Even when you indent the cookie, it will still flatten out a lot. On my first batch, it looked ...

I made this for my mom and dad and they looooved them.They were really good.

The only thing I did was put my nuts in the dough that egg wash rolling. I only had walnuts today so thats what I used, and I had homemade carmel so used that. The indents were ok but who needs ...

Probably the best cookie I have ever made!! I won the most unique cookie at the girlfriends annual cookie exchange. The dough is so easy to make and I used Carmel dip which glissened beautiful...

I had the same problem as others with the indentation disappearing when they were baked. Very easy problem to solve by doing what the other reviewer suggested using the back of a measuring spoon...

This recipe is good but I changed a couple of things: Instead of having chopped nuts, I replaced it with "Heath Milk Chocolate Toffee Baking Bits" and I left the cookies in the oven about 5 min....

I loved this recipe! I followed the directions exactly, and it turned out wonderful. Everyone in my family loved them! I used apple caramel dipping sauce and fudge, it was so delicious. It only ...

Yummy cookie!

Delicious! Made these for my dad's birthday in honor of his favorite candy. I used about twice as much chopped pecans, chopped really fine so it would coat the cookie really well. I did the i...

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