Snappy Turtle Cookies

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READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Courtly

From a Pillsbury Bake-off. Year 1952. These sound like yummy cookies!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, combine brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, maple flavor, 1 whole egg and 1 egg yolk; beat well. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate about 1 hour for easier handling.
  3. Heat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheets. Arrange pecan pieces in groups of 5 on greased cookie sheets to resemble head and legs of turtle. In small bowl, beat egg white. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip bottoms in beatn egg white; press lightly onto pecans.
  4. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  5. In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips, milk and 1 T. butter; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar. Add more powdered sugar if necessary for desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Allow frosting to set before storing. Store in airtight container.

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