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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.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

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!

Use oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mix instead of the oatmeal cookie mix if you’d prefer not to have the cinnamon flavor.

No tart pan? Use a 13x9-inch pan and cut into squares instead of wedges.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
37g
37%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
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.

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