Turtle Cookies

1 cup shortening - half butter and half margarine
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pecan halves and chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream shortening and sugar; beat in egg yolks
and vanilla. Add sifted flour and salt. Roll teaspoons of dough into balls.
Flatten out slightly and push
4 pecan halves into cookies to look like the legs of a turtle.
Stick in another pecan half for the head.
Bake about 12 minutes or until set.

Immediately place 4 or 5 chocolate chips on top of each cookie.
When softened, spread to cover cookie.
Makes about 6 dozen turtles.

Schmitty

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