Disclosure: I am associated with Pillsbury through the Holiday Bloggers Event. Pillsbury paid for my expenses and provided me with Pillsbury dough products to use while at General Mills. All opinions are 100% mine.
Make your holidays bright with these easy to make gingerbread turtle thumbprint cookies! Festive with all the holiday flavor! A must for your holiday cookie tray.
With only 6 ingredients you can make these gingerbread turtle thumbprint cookies for your kids to take to the neighbor, teacher or babysitter.
I made these cookies while visiting the General Mill Headquarters in Minnesota, Minneapolis at the Pillsbury Kitchens. Read HERE all about the Pillsbury Holiday Bloggers Event.
- 1 (30 ounce) roll Pillsbury refrigerated gingerbread cookies
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 egg whites, beaten
- 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
- 1 cup dulce de leche or caramel dessert topping
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Heat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large bowl, break up cookie dough.
- Stir or knead in flour until well blended.
- Shape dough into 40 balls.
- Place egg whites in a shallow bowl.
- Place chopped walnuts in another shallow bowl.
- Dip each ball into egg whites, then roll each ball in chopped walnuts.
- Place cookie 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
- Press thumb in center of each cookie to make indentation.
- Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until cookies are set around edges.
- Remove cookies to cooling rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.
- Place 1 teaspoon dulce de leche in indentation of each cookie.
- In a small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate uncovered on high 30 seconds; stir.
- Continue to microwave in 15-second increments until chocolate is melted and smooth.
- Drizzle chocolate mixture over cookies.
Recipe provided by Pillsbury.
Recipe Source: Lady Behind The Curtain