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Turtle Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Turtle Cookies, by , is from The Swienton Friends and Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joann Childers
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009


1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. shortening
1/3 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1-1/4 c. sifted flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp maple flavoring
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt

Pecan halves
1 large Hershey Bar

Mix top 9 ingredients well
Spoon batter into small balls and press onto pecan halves
Place on cookie sheet
Bake on 350 for 10 - 12 minutes

Melt Hershey bar and quickly frost each turtle
Turtle cookie should be cool - work quickly with topping

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Number Of Servings:
2-1/2 doz approx




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