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==Description==
 
==Description==
Purchased from Betik Estate in Waxahachie, Texas in 1998. Dated 1922. Indicates this was a $25,000 winner in the Pillsbury Cookoff in 1953.
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Purchased from Betik Estate in Waxahachie, Texas in 1998. Dated 1922. Indicates this was a $25,000 winner in the Pillsbury Cookoff in 1953.
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==Ingredients==
 
==Ingredients==
   
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==Directions==
 
==Directions==
   
#Sift together the [[flour]], soda and [[salt]].
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#Sift together the [[flour]], soda and [[salt]].
#[[cream]] the [[butter]] and [[brown sugar]] together until well blended.
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#[[cream]] the [[butter]] and [[brown sugar]] together until well blended.
#Add [[egg]] and [[egg]] yolk, beat well.
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#Add [[egg]] and [[egg]] yolk, beat well.
#Blend in [[vanilla]] and maple [[extracts]].
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#Blend in [[vanilla]] and maple [[extracts]].
#Add dry ingredients, gradually and mix thoroughly.
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#Add dry ingredients, gradually and mix thoroughly.
#Dough will be soft, chill if desired.
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#Dough will be soft, chill if desired.
#Arrange [[pecan]] halves in groups of three on baking sheets to resemble head and legs of turtle.
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#Arrange [[pecan]] halves in groups of three on baking sheets to resemble head and legs of turtle.
#Mold dough into balls, dip bottoms unto into unbeaten [[egg]] whites and press lightly onto [[nuts]].
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#Mold dough into balls, dip bottoms unto into unbeaten [[egg]] whites and press lightly onto [[nuts]].
#Use a rounded teaspoonful of dough for each, so tips of [[nuts]] will show when cookies are baked.
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#Use a rounded teaspoonful of dough for each, so tips of [[nuts]] will show when cookies are baked.
#Bake in 350 oven for 12 minutes.
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#Bake in 350 oven for 12 minutes.
#Cool and frost tops generously with [[chocolate]] frosting.
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#Cool and frost tops generously with [[chocolate]] frosting.
#For frosting: Combine [[chocolate]], [[milk]] and [[butter]] in top of double [[boiler]].
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#For frosting: Combine [[chocolate]], [[milk]] and [[butter]] in top of double [[boiler]].
#Heat over boiling [[water]] until [[chocolate]] melts. Blend until smooth.
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#Heat over boiling [[water]] until [[chocolate]] melts. Blend until smooth.
   
 
==Contributed by==
 
==Contributed by==

Revision as of 23:50, February 2, 2010

Description

Purchased from Betik Estate in Waxahachie, Texas in 1998. Dated 1922. Indicates this was a $25,000 winner in the Pillsbury Cookoff in 1953.

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Ingredients

chocolate Frosting:


Directions

  1. Sift together the flour, soda and salt.
  2. cream the butter and brown sugar together until well blended.
  3. Add egg and egg yolk, beat well.
  4. Blend in vanilla and maple extracts.
  5. Add dry ingredients, gradually and mix thoroughly.
  6. Dough will be soft, chill if desired.
  7. Arrange pecan halves in groups of three on baking sheets to resemble head and legs of turtle.
  8. Mold dough into balls, dip bottoms unto into unbeaten egg whites and press lightly onto nuts.
  9. Use a rounded teaspoonful of dough for each, so tips of nuts will show when cookies are baked.
  10. Bake in 350 oven for 12 minutes.
  11. Cool and frost tops generously with chocolate frosting.
  12. For frosting: Combine chocolate, milk and butter in top of double boiler.
  13. Heat over boiling water until chocolate melts. Blend until smooth.

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