Gingerbread-Turtle Thumbprint Cookies

Dulce de leche and caramel dessert topping are both equally delicious options for these thumbprint cookies.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 40

Ingredients

1
roll (30 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated gingerbread cookies
2/3
cup all-purpose flour
2
egg whites, beaten
2
cups finely chopped walnuts
1
cup dulce de leche or caramel dessert topping
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Shape dough into 40 balls. Place egg whites in shallow bowl. Place chopped walnuts in another shallow bowl. Dip each ball into egg whites, then roll each ball in chopped walnuts. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Press thumb in center of each cookie to make indentation.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until cookies are set around edges. Remove cookies to cooling rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes. Place 1 teaspoon dulce de leche in indentation of each cookie.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Continue to microwave in 15-second increments until chocolate is melted and smooth. Drizzle chocolate mixture over cookies.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    15mg
    15%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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