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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
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Cookies
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Christine Southard
Noble, Oklahoma

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 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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