I debated this week on posting another chicken recipe or going with a dessert. Everyone here at the station decided I needed to post a dessert, mainly because they get to sample what I make. So a dessert it is. This one is good and super easy to make.

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 c. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened

2nd Layer:

  • 1/2 c. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 c. pecans (chopped)
  • 2/3 c. butter
  • 1 c. milk chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ingredients for crust in a mixing bowl, mix until blended well.

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Pat mixture into an ungreased 9x13 pan.

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Scatter pecans over crust.

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Combine the 2/3 cup butter, 1/2 c. brown sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir constantly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over the pecans. Place in oven and bake about 15 minutes or until bubbly.

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Remove from oven and sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top and let melt. Cool until room temperature. Cut into squares and enjoy!

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These are pretty good, however, I was a little deceived by the name 'turtle cookie bars'. To me 'turtle' would suggest some kind of caramel in it. So the next time I make them I will probably melt some caramel squares and drizzles on top of the chocolate.