Turtle Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Breezytoo

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!

Top Review by Chef Lori

Yummy from the first to the last, and I ate most of them myself!

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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