A decadent recipe of turtle squares with caramel, pecans, chocolate on a cookie crust. Easy instructions for how to make this dessert that tastes like candy Turtles.
Prep Time: 15minutes
Cook Time: 45minutes
Total Time: 1hour
2cupsall purpose flour
1 1/2cupspecan pieces
1 1/2cupssemisweet chocolate chips
In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
Using an electric mixer, cream together 3/4 cup of butter with white sugar. Slowly add in the flour mixture and beat on medium low. The crust mixture should be crumbly.
Dump the crust mixture into a 13x9 non baking dish and press down evenly.
Bake in a 350F oven for 13 minutes. The edges of of the crust should be just starting to brown up and the crust should puff up a bit. Remove from the oven.
Add 1 cup butter, brown sugar, whipping cream, vanilla and 1/2 tsp salt to a saucepan. Melt over medium heat. Bring to a boil and let it bubble for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the pecan pieces.
Pour the caramel and pecan mixture over the baked crust and use a rubber spatula to spread it evenly in the baking dish. Place back in the oven and bake at 350F for 23 minutes. Let cool.
Place chocolate chips in a glass bowl and melt in a microwave over 50% heat for 4 minutes. Stop halfway through and stir with a rubber spatula. Spread the melted chocolate over the cooled caramel layer.
Let cool so the chocolate layer hardens. Cut into squares.