Oct 21, 2013

Turtle Cookie Bars

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
2nd Layer
  • 1 cup pecan halves or chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate morsels
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a mixing bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. 
  3. Pat mixture firmly into an ungreased 13x9 inch pan.
  4. Arrange pecans over crust.
  5.  Combine 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly. 
  6. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. 
  7. Pour mixture over pecans. 
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-17 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  9.  Remove from oven; sprinkle with chocolate morsels. 
  10. Let stand 2-3 minutes or until slightly melted. 
  11. Gently swirl chocolate with a knife, leaving some morsels whole (do not spread). 
  12. Let cool on a wire rack at room temperature until chocolate is set. 
  13. Cut into squares.

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