Turtle Cookies

Total Time
20 mins
10 mins

A recipe I got from a Gooseberry Patch cookbook, contributed by Cheri Emery, using a cake mix. It's posted as written, but I used 5 pecan halves to give them 4 legs and a head!:) I also added a rolo inside each so when you bite into them you get caramel too! It's important the dough is completely covering the rolo or it will seep out!

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  1. Combine dry cake mix, water, oil and eggs, mixing well and set aside.
  2. Arrange pecans in clusters of 3 on greased baking sheets.
  3. Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  4. Center each on a cluster of pecans and flatten slightly.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375*.
  6. Cool and frost.
  7. FROSTING: Sift powdered sugar and cocoa, set aside. Cream butter and vanilla, then add the powdered sugar mixture and milk alternately until desired consistency.