Turtle Bars Recipe


I first discovered these delicious bars at a family gathering. My cousin had brought a plate of them and I couldn’t resist trying one. From the first bite, I was hooked. The combination of the crunchy pecans, the rich chocolate, and the gooey caramel was simply irresistible.

Since that day, I’ve been on a mission to perfect my own recipe for Turtle Bars. It’s taken me a lot of trial and error, but I finally found the perfect combination of ingredients and instructions that result in the most delicious bars ever.

The process of making Turtle Bars is a bit time-consuming, but it’s well worth the effort. I love to make a batch on the weekends, especially when I have guests coming over. They always ask for the recipe, and I have to admit, I feel like a bit of a rockstar when I share them.

One of my favorite things about Turtle Bars is that they are so versatile. I’ve made them for special occasions like birthdays and holidays, but they’re also great for everyday snacking. I love to pack a few in my lunch box for a mid-day treat, or grab one as an after-dinner dessert.

Making Turtle Bars has also become a bit of a tradition in my family. Every year, my cousins and I get together to make a big batch and share them with our friends and family. It’s a fun way to bond and make memories together.

In conclusion, Turtle Bars hold a special place in my heart. They are delicious, versatile, and bring back fond memories. I hope that you’ll give them a try, and maybe even make them a part of your own traditions and memories.

Thank you for reading and happy baking!

Pecan Turtles Bars

Turtle Bars are a delicious treat made with a combination of crunchy pecans, rich chocolate, and gooey caramel. They are a bit time-consuming to make, but well worth the effort. These bars are versatile and perfect for special occasions or everyday snacking.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 14 Bars


Shortbread Base:

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of softened unsalted butter

Turtle Layer:

  • 1 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups of chopped pecans
  • Approximately 2 cups 12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 13×9 inch baking dish.
  • In a stand mixer, mix together 2 cups of flour, 1 cup of brown sugar, and 3/4 cup of butter until crumbly.
  • Evenly press the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat 1 cup of butter, 1 cup of brown sugar, 1/4 cup of heavy cream, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt over medium heat, stirring continuously until the mixture reaches a boil. Cook for 1 more minute.
  • Pour the mixture over the cookie base in the baking dish.
  • Sprinkle 2 cups of chopped pecans over the caramel .
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • As soon as the bars come out of the oven, sprinkle 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips over the top and let sit for 5 minutes to melt. If desired, cover the pan with a baking sheet to retain heat.
  • Spread the melted chocolate evenly with a spatula or fork.
  • Allow the bars to cool completely before slicing and serving.


1 Comment

  1. Sherry

    I wold like the recipe for the bananpudding

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