Turtle Tassies

Classic decadent turtle flavors - chocolate, caramel, chocolate and pecans are tucked into this indulgent gem.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 48

1
pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch
3/4
cup dark chocolate chips
2
bags (14 oz each) caramels, unwrapped
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup chopped pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray 48 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2 Make dough as directed on cookie pouch. Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Press 1 ball into bottom of each muffin cup, pressing up sides to fill cups.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat caramels and cream over medium heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Reduce heat to low.
  • 4 Remove pans from oven; gently press end of wooden spoon into bottoms and against sides of cookie cups to flatten, being careful not to make holes in dough.
  • 5 Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately spoon 1/2 teaspoon (about 4) chocolate chips into each cookie cup.
  • 6 Spoon about 1 tablespoon caramel mixture into each cookie cup. Immediately top with chopped pecans. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans with narrow spatula.

Expert Tips

Store Tassies in an airtight container in the freezer for up to one month.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.