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Caramel Surprises

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  Butter 8 Ounce, softened (2 Sticks)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Caramel candies 12 , cut into quarters
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and almond extract.
2. Add cake flour, salt, and almonds and mix until blended.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Press a piece of caramel into center of each ball and pinch dough to enclose. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges just begin to turn golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar. Let cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4351 Calories from Fat 1851

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 210 g323%

Saturated Fat 120.8 g604.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 499.9 mg166.6%

Sodium 971.1 mg40.5%

Total Carbohydrates 577 g192.5%

Dietary Fiber 35.6 g142.5%

Sugars 286.1 g

Protein 59 g118.7%

Vitamin A 114.8% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 62.3% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Caramel Surprises Recipe