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Chocolate-Almond Butter Turtles

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Love candy turtles with chocolate, caramel and nuts? Make an easy take with sugar cookies. It's not easy to eat just one!

Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Christine Southard
Noble, Oklahoma

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough
2/3
cup Jif® Crunchy Almond Butter
1/2
teaspoon Watkins™ Pure Vanilla Extract
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
24
caramels, unwrapped
24
milk or dark chocolate-covered almonds

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.
  • 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 Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
19g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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