Chocolate Turtle Cookies
Why I Love This Recipe
These are a bit different than the squares of the same name. It is clusters of the nuts with batter on the top.
Ingredients You'll Need
3/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
6 oz. pkg. (1 cup) semi sweet chocolate chips, divided
1/3 cup softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
8 doz. pecan halves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
Combine over hot (not boiling) water 1/2 cup chocolate chips and butter.
Stir until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth.
Transfer to a small bowl.
Stir in sugar and egg; beat with wooden spoon. Stir in flour mixture; mix well.
For each cookie place 3 pecan halves (with ends touching at centre) on a cookie sheet.
Drop rounded tsp. of batter in centre of pecans. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes.
Spoon glaze on top.
Glaze: Melt over hot (not boiling) water the remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips; stir until smooth.
Place 1/4 tsp. in centre of each cookie.