Butter Turtles

Butter Turtles

Butter Turtles
This recipe is from Food Editor Ben Mims, and was adapted from an old Southern Living recipe. The combination of salty nuts, sweet, buttery shortbread, and dark chocolate will have anyone hooked.Noah Fecks

This recipe, from pastry chef Ben Mims, appeared in our 2012 Cookie Advent Calendar. Ben says: "Adapted from an old Southern Living recipe, I make these cookies every Christmas for my family. Before the combination of salt and chocolate became en vogue, these cookies had me hooked, thanks to the salty nuts on top of sweet, buttery shortbread and topped with dark chocolate"