These Turtle Thumbprint Cookies are a delicious melt in your mouth cookie combining the flavors of almond, pecan, caramel and chocolate.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a medium bowl, cream together butter and granulated sugar until smooth, 1-2 minutes. Mix in almond extract, flour, and egg yolk until dough comes together.
Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Using a spoon, (I used a teaspoon) make a small impression in the center of each ball.
Bake for 14-18 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
Cool completely before filling.
Once the cookies have cooled, fill each impression with caramel sauce, and top with pecans.
In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate chips. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the top of each cookie. Alternatively, you can melt the chocolate in a plastic bag in the microwave. Just be sure to massage it between heating cycles to make sure it heats evenly.
The video doesn't show the egg yolk being added, my apologies! Please follow the written recipe.