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Gluten-Free Turtle Bars

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Looking for a gluten-free dessert made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix? Then check out these mouthwatering turtle bars. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
Butter, vanilla and egg called for on cookie mix box
1
cup chopped pecans

Filling

40
caramels, unwrapped
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/3
cup chopped pecans

Topping

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup chopped pecans

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make cookie mix as directed on box, using butter, vanilla and egg. Stir in 1 cup pecans. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough evenly. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring twice, until caramels are melted. Stir in 1/3 cup pecans. Spread over cooled based. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 3
    In another medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/3 cup whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chocolate is smooth. Pour over filling. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans. Refrigerate 2 hours or until set.
  • 4
    To serve, let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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