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Turtle Dove Bars


Makes about 36

For the crust:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup pecan halves

For the filling:
2/3 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butterscotch-flavored chips
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

To make the crust, combine all ingredients except the pecans in a large mixer bowl and beat until well mixed and particles are fine. Press into the bottom of a 13" x 9" baking pan. Sprinkle the pecans evenly over the crust.

To make the filling, combine 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until a candy thermometer reaches 242 F or a small amount of the mixture dropped into ice water forms a firm ball. Immediately pour over pecans and crust.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until entire caramel layer is bubbly. Immediately sprinkle with butterscotch and chocolate chips. Allow to melt slightly (3 to 5 minutes). Swirl chips leaving some whole for a marbled effect. Cool completely and cut into bars.

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Reviews of Turtle Dove Bars:

1-4 of 4 reviews  

  Amanda in Newfoundland  Dec 5, 2008
Would make this again.
Not smothing that I would eat, but it was a hit with my kids 3 stars

  M.J in Ottawa, Canada  Jan 27, 2008
Would make this again.
Liked what came out. Second round I put too much chocolate and butterscotch on top. More is not good in this case 4 stars

  A cookie baker in Canada  Dec 3, 2007
Would not make this again.
Would not make this again. There was not enough filling and the crust was too dry. 1 star

  A cookie baker  Nov 15, 2007
Would make this again.
Preety Tasty 4 stars

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