Turtle Tart

Turtle Tart

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Show-stopper desserts can be delicious as well as super simple when you start with a time-saving cookie mix! Check out the recipe tip for using a common baking pan.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

Cookie Base
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
1
cup chopped pecans
Filling
40
caramels, unwrapped
1/3
cup whipping cream
3/4
cup chopped pecans
Topping
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, water and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in 1 cup pecans. Press dough in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  2. Bake 19 to 21 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1/3 cup cream on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring twice, until caramels are melted. Stir in 3/4 cup pecans. Spread over cooled crust. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  4. In another medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/3 cup cream 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. To serve, let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
Variation
Use oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mix instead of the oatmeal cookie mix if you’d prefer not to have the cinnamon flavor.
Substitution
No tart pan? Use a 13x9-inch pan and cut into squares instead of wedges.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 260),
  • Total Fat 29g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 37g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 4 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.