Maria Turtle Cookies

Maria Turtle Cookies

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Heed the call of your sweet tooth with these delicious bites! A cross between a confection and a cookie, these decadent treats are sure to please everyone. GOYA® Maria Cookies and pecans provide the crunch, while a creamy melted caramel mixture and dark chocolate chips take the sweetness to a heavenly level. Mmm, ¡qué rico!

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1 pkg. (3.5 oz.)

(20 cookies) GOYA® Maria Cookies

1/2 (14 oz.)

pkg. vanilla caramels, unwrapped (25 pieces)

2 tbsp.

heavy cream

1 cup

pecan halves (50 pieces)

1 cup (6 oz.)

dark chocolate chips

1/4 tsp.

canola oil (optional)


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Step 1

Set cookies on cookie sheet. Combine caramels and cream in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium-high (80%) power, for 11/2 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, then every 30 seconds just until smooth. Working in batches of 5, spoon 1 teaspoon caramel mixture in center of cookies. Arrange 5 pecans in spoke fashion in caramel, sticking out slightly over the edge of cookie. Let stand until caramel is set.

Step 2

Place chocolate chips and oil in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium-high (80%) power, for 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring after 1 minute. Spoon in center, spreading to edges of caramel. Let stand until chocolate is set. Store airtight, for up to 1 week.

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