Turtle Bars Supreme

Turtle Bars Supreme

Looking for a delicious dessert using Betty Crocker® double chocolate chunk cookie mix? Then check out these layered cocoa bars topped with crunchy pecans.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Cookie Base
1
teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules or instant coffee granules
2
tablespoons hot water
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
egg
Filling
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
eggs
2
rolls (1.7 oz each) milk chocolate covered caramels, cut into fourths
1
cup chopped pecans
Topping
1/4
cup caramel topping
1/4
cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9- inch pan with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir coffee granules and water until dissolved, set aside. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, egg and dissolved coffee until soft dough forms. Press in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes; cool 15 minutes.
  2. In medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and eggs until smooth; fold in caramels and pecans. Gently spread over cookie base. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until set. Cool 30 minutes.
  3. Drizzle caramel topping over bars; sprinkle with pecans. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Consumer comments:
These bars have layer upon layer of decadent chocolate, caramel and pecans, yet are surprisingly easy using the cookie mix. When I served these at a women’s meeting last week there were NO leftovers! Yes, they are that good!
Tips
Helpful hints – spray knife with cooking spray before cutting the caramel candies and they won’t stick to the knife.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.