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Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 c Firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 lg Eggs
  • 2 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c Cocoa
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 2 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 c Chopped pecans; divided
  • 1 tb Sugar
  • 2 pk (5.3-ounce) chewy caramels
  • -in milk chocolate


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually
add sugars, beating well. Add eggs, beating well.

Stir together flour, cocoa, and soda; add to butter mixture, mixing well.
Stir in vanilla and 1/2 cup pecans. Cover and chill 1 hour.

Combine remaining 1/2 cup pecans and 1 tablespoon sugar; set aside. Gently
press 1 tablespoon cookie dough around each candy, forming a ball. Dip 1
side of cookie in pecan mixture. Place, pecan side up, 2 inches apart on
ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 375° for 8 minutes. (Cookies will look soft.) Cool 1 minute on
baking sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Makes 4 dozen.

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