Turtle Shortbread Cookies

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READY IN: 1hr 8mins
Recipe by Courtly

From a brand name baking magazine. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350. In large bowl, mix butter, sugar and almond extract. Stir in flour and salt. (If dough is crumbly, mix in 1 to 2 T. additional softened butter.).
  2. Divide dough into 12 equal parts. Roll each part into 1/4 inch thick circle (if dough is sticky, chill about 15 minutes.) Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place wedges 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in 1 quart saucepan, heat caramels over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until melted. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 to 3 minutes, stirring halfway through heating time, until melted and thin enough to drizzle.
  4. Dip 2 straight edges of each cookie into melted caramel, then into chopped pecans.

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