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Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies

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How to make the famous Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies, a savory snack recipe! Try this Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies for once; I bet, your friends and family will be asking for more!
Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking cocoa 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cherry caramels 48 (In Milk Chocolate, Unwrapped)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla flavored candy coating 4 Ounce
Directions

Combine the 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, margarine and butter in a large mixing bowl; beat until light and fluffy.
Combine the flour, baking cocoa and baking soda in a medium bowl and mix well.
Add the eggs to the butter mixture and mix well.
Add the flour mixture and blend well.
Stir in 1/2 cup of the chopped pecans.
Chill, covered, for 30 minutes for easier handling.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
With floured hands, shape about 1 tablespoon of the dough around each cherry caramel, enclosing it completely.
Combine the remaining 1/2 cup chopped pecans and the 1 tablespoon sugar in a small bowl.
Press each dough-wrapped caramel into the pecan mixture.
Place 2 inches apart, pecan side up, on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake for 7 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set and slightly cracked.
Cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheets; remove to a wire rack to cool for 15 minutes.
Melt the candy coating in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
Drizzle over the cookies.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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