Turtle Thumbprint Macaroons are simply divine! These 4 ingredient coconut macaroons are topped with Rolos, pecans, and salted caramel sauce. Almond Joy meets Turtle...and it's love at first bite!

Turtle Thumbprint Macaroons

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 package coconut macaroon cookie dough I used Immaculate Baking brand OR 1 batch homemade dough (recipe HERE)
  • 12 Rolo candies
  • 12 whole pecans
  • caramel sauce


  1. Bake macaroons according to package or recipe instructions, but remove from oven 1-2 minutes early.
  2. Top each cookie with 1 Rolo and 1 pecan; press down slightly.
  3. Return to oven and bake an additional 1-2 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and press pecans further into cookies. Remove to wire rack to cool.
  5. Top each cookie with a small drizzle of caramel sauce.