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Ultimate Turtle Cookie Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie (Taylor) Finnell
Added: Sunday, September 9, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pouch Betty Crocker chocolate chip cookie mix
c butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
c coarsely chopped pecans
24 caramels, unwrapped
1 Tbsp milk
c pecan halves
3 Tbsp semisweet chocolate chips
1 tsp shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, egg and c chopped pecans until soft dough forms. Press evenly in ungreased 8 square pan. Bake 28 33 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in 1 quart saucepan, heat caramels and milk over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Carefully spread melted caramels evenly over warm bars; sprinkle with pecan halves. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 30 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over bars. Let stand about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

 

 

 

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