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Giant Turtle Treasure Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup butter, softened
cup granulated sugar
cup brown sugar, packed
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup pecans, chopped
20 Turtle candies

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in pecans. Turn dough onto sheet of plastic wrap. Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm (dough can be refrigerated up to 8 weeks). Cut into 8 equal wedges. Work with 2 wedges at a time (keep remaining dough covered and refrigerated), form each wedge into a ball and place on sheet of plastic wrap. Using lightly floured hand, flatten balls into 6" circles, lift one with wrap and transfer to ungreased baking sheet. Arrange 5 Turtles on top of circle on baking sheet 1" center and remaining 4 around edge. Cover with second circle of dough. Press edges together gently to seal. Bake in 375F oven for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet 10 minutes then transfer to rack to cool completely. Repeat to make 3 more cookies. Cut each cookie into 8 wedges to serve. 3 Makes 2 cookies.

 

 

 

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