Turtle Tart

READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
Recipe by RecipeNut

If you like chocolate and caramel, you will love this!

Top Review by lilsweetie

So easy, so good! I used a basic pastry crust (less sweet and rich) fully baked before filling it. Also made miniatures in mini muffin tins. They were loved by everyone.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • COOKIE BASE

  • 1 (17 1/2 ounce) bagbetty crocker oatmeal cookie mix
  • 12 cup butter or 12 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • FILLING

  • 40 caramels, unwrapped
  • 13 cup whipping cream
  • 34 cup chopped pecans
  • TOPPING

  • 1 (11 1/2 ounce) bag milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 13 cup whipping cream
  • 14 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, water and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in 1 cup pecans. Press dough in bottom and up side of ungreased 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
  2. Bake 19 to 21 minutes or- until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring twice;until caramels are melted. Stir in cup pecans. Spread over cooled crust. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  4. In another medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/3 cup whipping cream on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate is smooth. Pour over filling. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set. To serve, let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Store covered in refrigerator.

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