Snappy Turtle Cookies

The $25, 0000 Snappy Turtle Cookies

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10-12 minutes. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Sift together
1 1/2 cups sifted Pillsbury’s Best Enriched Flour
1/4 teaspoon soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Blend together
1/2 cup butter or margarine and 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar, creaming well.

1 egg and
1 egg yolk; beat well. (Reserve white.)

Blend in
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon maple flavoring.

Dry ingredients gradually; mix thoroughly.

Split pecan halves (rounded side up) in groups of three in greased baking sheets to resemble head and legs of a turtle.

Dough into balls (use rounded teaspoonful of dough for each). Dip bottom into egg white and press onto nuts.

In Moderate oven (350 degrees F.) 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake. Cool and frost generously.

Chocolate Frosting

Combine 2 squares (2-oz.) Baker’s CHocolate, 1/4 cup milk and 1 tablespoon butter in top of double boiler. Heat over boiling water until chocolate melts; blend until smooth.
Remove from heat; add 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar. Beat until smooth and glossy.