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butter pecan turtle cookie bars

Butter Pecan Turtle Cookie Bars

  • Author: The Happier Homemaker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 17 mins
  • Total Time: 27 mins
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American


These cookie bars are a delicious blend of pecans, toffee, and chocolate on a cookie crust!


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a stand mixer (affiliate link) combine the first three ingredients until well blended.
  3. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 9 by 13 inch baking dish.
  4. Top with pecans.
  5. In a small saucepan combine 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar and heat to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Continue to boil for 3 minutes continuing to stir.
  7. Remove from heat and pour over crust and pecans.
  8. Bake for 17 minutes or until bubbling and golden.
  9. Remove from oven and top with chocolate chips.
  10. Allow to sit for 3 minutes then use the back of a spoon to spread melted chocolate.
  11. Cool completely before cutting into bars.

Keywords: turtle bar, butter pecan