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Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies Recipe

This is a delicious twist on the chocolate chip cookie topped with caramel and pecans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies, The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 210kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet


  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • cup sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 14 caramels Kraft
  • 3 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy.  Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.  Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Microwave caramels and cream in a small bowl, stirring occasionally, until smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.  Drizzle caramel over cookies and sprinkle with chopped pecans.


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 287IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg