Chocolate Turtle Cookies

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Roxanne J.R.

Found this one They look amazingly delicious.

Top Review by Wendy D.

One of my favorite recipes from this site and much requested by friends. I posted a picture of the ones I baked on my Silpat. They turned out very well and tasted as good as they looked.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the flour, cocoa and salt in a bowl.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg yolk, milk and vanilla.
  4. Mix in the flour mixture.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  6. Whisk the egg whites until frothy.
  7. Form the dough into 1 inch balls.
  8. Dip the balls in the egg white and then in the pecans.
  9. Place the balls on a parchment lined baking sheet with the pecans face up.
  10. Indent the center of the balls with a teaspoon.
  11. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until set, about 10-12 minutes rotating the baking pan in the middle.
  12. Fill each cookie with a teaspoon of dulce de leche and top with a pecan.

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