Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Old Fashioned Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies

These are so unbelievably good! I made them a few years back and loved them. I misplaced the recipe and just recently found it again! I made them last weekend for my momma's Birthday and she loved them too. They are super quick and easy to make.

You need :
for the crust-
2 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup softened butter

top layer-
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup whole pecan halves
1 cup milk chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350. Crust- Combine flour, butter, and  brown sugar. Mix at a medium speed. until the particles are fine. Pack firmly into an ungreased 9 x 13 pan.
Top layer-Sprinkle the pecans over the unbaked crust . Prepare caramel by combining brown sugar and butter in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, until you get a boil. Continue to boil for 1 min, stirring constantly. Pour mix over pecans and put into the oven. Bake 18-22 minutes, til crust is light brown. Remove from the oven and sprinkle chocolate chips all over. Allow the chips to melt slightly, and then gently swirl them with a knife as they cool. Leave some whole for a marbled effect (you'll notice I swirled a little too much).
Cool completely and cut into bars.