Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Easy homemade Turtle Chocolate Cookies with gooey Turtle candy centers, topped with a caramel drizzle. The perfect sweet, crunchy chocolate treat!

Turtle Chocolate Cookies in rows on a baking sheet topped with a caramel drizzle

Candies and Cookies are my favorite things to make around Christmas. 

These cookies were dreamed up with my Mom in mind. She loves Turtles and I always think of her when I see them.

I happened to find a big box of Turtles on sale at Target and figured I could make them the same way we make the classic Peanut Butter Blossoms (whoooaa that’s an old post and photo).

Turtle Chocolate Cookies in rows on a baking sheet topped with a caramel drizzle

But instead of a peanut butter cookie, I did a dark chocolate cookie base.

Then I smashed in a turtle as soon as the cookies came out of the oven.

And for good caramel measure – I drizzled caramel on top. HEAVEN in a cookie.

They are like little turtle bombs. 😉

Stack of Turtle Chocolate Cookies topped with a caramel drizzle, with cookies on a baking sheet in the background.

Head on over to Dixie Crystals to check out this recipe I developed for Turtle Chocolate Cookies

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10 Responses
  1. Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking

    Turtle ANYTHING brings me to my knees. These are incredible cookies, Jessica! I could devour a dozen!

  2. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

    Girl, you know me. These are an absolute dream! When I saw the thumbnail I thought they were “Turtle like”….not with actual Turtles smooshed in them!! GAH!

  3. Christine @ Cooking with Cakes

    do you have any idea why it’s called “Turtle”? because I totally love turtle everything but always found it to be the strangest moniker for peanut/caramel/chocolate combos. anyhoo – these look awesome! turtle on 🙂

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