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Chocolate Turtle Cookies


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Ingredients

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
1 egg
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.


Cool completely.


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.


Pairs Well With


Notes

These are a bit different than the squares of the same name. It is clusters of the nuts with batter on the top.

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