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Gingerbread-Turtle Thumbprint Cookies

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Gingerbread-Turtle Thumbprint Cookies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 40
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Dulce de leche and caramel dessert topping are both equally delicious options for these thumbprint cookies.
Updated Oct 11, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (30 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Gingerbread Cookie Dough
  • 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

Steps

  • 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

190 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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