I am not sure why these are called turtle cookies. It is a recipe that I got from my sister in law years ago (since then she has left the family). I like these because they are different (you make them in a waffle iron) and don't require a lot of ingredients. They also make up pretty quickly. So if you are looking for something new, here it is.
Hope this was okay to post on Sunday. Our church is a 9am after which we usually havea big dinner. So by 6pm my kids start wandering the kitchen looking for something taste, so I made these tonight. This is also great with milk which we are trying to drink tons of since my 13 year old daughter needs to make a boat out of milk cartons and it is due next week. Milk and cookies, is there any better combination?
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup melted butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
6 T cocoa powder
Preheat waffle iron.
Beat sugar and eggs while butter in melting in microwave. Add melted butter and vanilla then mix well. Next add flour and cocoa powder while mixing between additions.
Drop by tablespoons onto each section of the waffle iron (as shown below)
Close and bake for 2 1/4 minutes per batch (for some reason mine were sticking a little this time so I sprayed with cooking spray every other batch). Lift off with a fork when they are done. Make sure you don't overcook them are they will be tough. I frosted mine with canned, whipped, chocolate frosting. But these would be yummy if you have a great chocolate frosting. You can add sprinkles for the kids (or you that are young at heart). One in my picture is not frosted so you can see what they look like when they come out. One also has sprinkles.