Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Recipe by Roxanne J.R.
READY IN: 22mins




  • Mix the flour, cocoa and salt in a bowl.
  • Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in the egg yolk, milk and vanilla.
  • Mix in the flour mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Whisk the egg whites until frothy.
  • Form the dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Dip the balls in the egg white and then in the pecans.
  • Place the balls on a parchment lined baking sheet with the pecans face up.
  • Indent the center of the balls with a teaspoon.
  • Bake in a preheated 350F oven until set, about 10-12 minutes rotating the baking pan in the middle.
  • Fill each cookie with a teaspoon of dulce de leche and top with a pecan.