Brownie Turtle Cookies
2 squares(1 ounce each) unsweetened baking chocolate
1/3 cup vegetable. shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 1/4 flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup "M&M's" minis
1 cup pecan halves
1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1/3 finely chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350* lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.
Heat chocolate and shortening in 2qt saucepan over low heat stirring constantly
Remove from heat, mix sugar, vanilla, eggs. blend flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir in 2/3 cup M&M's minis.
For each cookie arrange 3 pecan halves, with ends almost touching at center ,on
prepared cookie sheets. Drop dough by rounded tsp teaspoonfuls onto center of
each group of pecans and mound dough slightly. Bake 8-10 min. just until set.(
DO NOT OVER BAKE)
Cool completely on wire racks in a small bowl combine caramel, coconut, and
nuts; top each cookie with about 1 1/2 tsp. of the mixture and press remaining
M&M's minis on each cookie.