Turtle Thumb Print Cookies

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  • 2/3 cup(s) salted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cup(s) flour
  • 20 caramels unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) heavy whipping cream heaping
  • 48 pecan halves
  • 1 cup(s) chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon(s) shortening


  1. - Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks, vanilla and beat until creamy
  2. - Add flour
  3. - Cover for one hour (min) in fridge
  4. - Preheat over to 375
  5. - Roll dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet
  6. - Depress center of ball with middle finger (no cracks)
  7. - Bake for 7-10 min (not brown)
  8. - Cool completely

  9. - Combine caramels and whipping cream; microwave and stir until mixed
  10. - Fill depression in cookies with caramel mixture
  11. - Top with pecan half
  12. - Let cookies sit for a few minutes

  13. - Melt chocolate chips and shortening; microwave and stir until melted
  14. - Drizzle chocolate over cookies with a whisk

  15. - Can be frozen (separate layers with waxed paper)
May 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by HoernerPrice and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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