Almost Turtle Cookies

  • 1 ½ c. all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ c. butter, room temperature
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c. butterscotch chips
  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ c. chopped pecans

Add the flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda to a large bowl and mix to combine; set aside.

Combine the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer and continue to mix for 1-2 minutes. Add the egg and pure vanilla extract, mixing until all of the ingredients are fully combined.

Slowly add the flour mixture to the wet mixture, using a spatula to wipe down the sides and the bottom of the bowl. Stir in the butterscotch and chocolate chips, as well as the pecans.

Cover the cookie dough with plastic wrap and transfer to the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350° F. Prep the cookie sheet by placing a silicon mat on it.

Using an ice cream scoop, measure out about 2 tablespoons of cookie dough and drop onto the cookie sheet, at least 2 inches apart. Flatten each cookie dough mound.

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes until set, Remove from the oven, and allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Yields: 20-24 cookies
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour