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Chocolate-Almond Butter Turtles

Chocolate-Almond Butter Turtles
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 34
Love candy turtles with chocolate, caramel and nuts? Make an easy take with sugar cookies. It's not easy to eat just one!
Updated August 19, 2020
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Christine Southard
Noble, Oklahoma

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 2/3 cup crunchy almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
  • 24 caramels, unwrapped
  • 34 milk or dark chocolate-covered almonds (3/4 cup)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add almond butter and vanilla. Mix with wooden spoon, or knead with hands until well blended. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon and spread 1 teaspoon chocolate on each cookie.
  • 5
    In another small microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1 1/2 teaspoons water uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring once, until caramels can be stirred smooth. Spoon about 1 teaspoon caramel in center of each cookie; top with almond. Store covered.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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