Butter Pecan Turtles
|Flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), lightly packed|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Room Temperature)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light brown sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), lightly packed|
|Milk chocolate pieces||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°).
Place flour and 3/4 cup brown sugar in a medium mixing bowl.
With pastry blender or fork, cut in 1/3 cup butter or margarine until crumbly and well-mixed.
Pat firmly on bottom of an ungreased 9-inch square baking pan.
Sprinkle pecans over top.
In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 1/3 cup brown sugar to a boil.
Simmer 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat.
Gently pour over pecans, covering all crust if possible.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until caramel is bubbly over entire top.
Remove from oven.
Immediately sprinkle with chocolate pieces.
Let stand to slightly melt chocolate.
Gently swirl spatula through caramel and chocolate to create a marbled effect.
Cool in pan before cutting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3642 Calories from Fat 2241
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 255 g393%
Saturated Fat 137 g684.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 403.2 mg134.4%
Sodium 21.9 mg0.9%
Total Carbohydrates 371 g123.7%
Dietary Fiber 19.5 g78%
Sugars 293.3 g
Protein 13 g26.6%
Vitamin A 94.4% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 9.4% Iron 24.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet