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Snappy Turtle Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Snappy Turtle Cookies, by , is from The Bethany Fern Nell Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!



c. brown sugar
butter, melted
tsp vanilla
⅛ tsp maple flavor, if desired
1 egg
1 egg, seperated
1 c. flour
tsp baking soda
tsp salt
1 c. pecan halves, split lengthwise

⅓ c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 TBSP milk
1 TBSP butter
1 c. powdered sugar

Combine sugar and c. butter, beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla, flavoring, whole egg and 1 egg yolk; beat well. Stir in flour, soda and salt; mix well. Cover and refridgerate about 1 hour. Heat oven to 350. Arrange pecan pieces in groupos of 5 on greased cookie sheets to resemble head and legs of a turtle. In small bowl, beat egg white white. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip bottoms in beaten egg while; press lightly onto pecans (tips of pecans should show). Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Move from cookie sheets and cool 15 minutes. In small saucepan combine all frosting ingredients except sugar and stir constantly over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar. If necessary add additional powdered sugar for desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jackson and I made these December 9, 1997 when he was going through his turtle obsession stage!




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