Chocolate Pecan Turtles

Chocolate Pecan Turtles

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Indulge in the holiday sweetness with the latest creation from Abby @thebalancedwhisk: CHOCOLATE PECAN TURTLES!! 🐢🍫 These delectable treats – whether you call them pixies or pralines, are made with pantry staples, effortlessly crafted to be gluten-free and dairy-free. To top it off, they're smothered in the decadence of our NEW Chocolate Chips! Dive into the festive goodness!


64 pecans, four per turtle

1 cup Just Date Dark Chocolate Chips, melted 

1/4 cup Just Date Syrup

1/4 cup Just Date Sugar

coarse or flaky sea salt

Put the date syrup and date sugar in a bowl and whisk until it becomes a silky thick date caramel. 

In a double boiler or microwave, gently melt the chocolate chips. Line a cookie tray with parchment paper. Place a small spoonfuls of melted chocolate chips on the baking sheet a few inches apart. Arrange four pecans in a circle on top of the chocolate. Repeat this for all of the chocolate drops on the pan making to form the turtles.

Pour a spoonful of caramel sauce on top of each turtle. Lastly top them with another spoonful of chocolate and sprinkle with sea salt. Refrigerate until the chocolate layers fully harden!


submitted by Abby at @thebalancedwhisk