Gluten-Free Turtle Bars

Looking for a gluten-free dessert made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix? Then check out these mouthwatering turtle bars.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
Butter, vanilla and egg called for on cookie mix box
1
cup chopped pecans

Filling

40
caramels, unwrapped
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/3
cup chopped pecans

Topping

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Make cookie mix as directed on box, using butter, vanilla and egg. Stir in 1 cup pecans. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough evenly. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring twice, until caramels are melted. Stir in 1/3 cup pecans. Spread over cooled based. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 3 In another medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/3 cup whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate is smooth. Pour over filling. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set.
  • 4 To serve, let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
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 Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.