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Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies - Family Fresh Meals - Cookies on cooling rack

Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies

My Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies are like regular chocolate chip cookies, but top with Rolo candies and more salted caramel awesomeness.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pouch chocolate chip cookie mix such as Betty Crocker OR my Homemade Chocolate Cookie Recipe found HERE (just leave out the oreo center!)
  • if using pouch, you will need Butter and egg called for on the package
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 48 Rolo candies
  • 48 pecan halves
  • 5 caramels
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Prepare pouch of cookies or my Homemade Chocolate Cookie Recipe found HERE (just leave out the oreo center). Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on a cookie sheets.
  • Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from sheet form the oven and press one rolo candy into the center of each cookie. Return to oven 1 minute. Remove from oven again, and immediately place 1 pecan half on top of chocolate. Press down slightly. Let cool for a couple minutes and then finish cooling on cooling rack
  • In small microwavable bowl, heat caramels and whipping cream uncovered for 30 to 60 seconds stirring every 10-15 seconds until caramels are melted. Next, drizzle over cookies and then sprinkle with sea salt. Let cookies completely cool and set for a couple of hours.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 113kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 15g (5%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 6g (9%)Saturated Fat: 1g (5%)Cholesterol: 3mg (1%)Sodium: 145mg (6%)Potassium: 15mgSugar: 11g (12%)Vitamin A: 10IUCalcium: 23mg (2%)Iron: 0.2mg (1%)