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  • Dessert recipe: Chocolate Caramel Cookies

  • Chocolate Caramel Cookies
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  • Ingredients
     
    * 1 cup butter, softened
    * 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
    * 1 cup packed brown sugar
    * 2 eggs
    * 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    * 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    * 3/4 cup baking cocoa
    * 1 teaspoon baking soda
    * 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
    * 1 package (13 ounces) Rolo candies
     
    Directions
     
    * In a large bowl, cream butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.
    * Shape dough by tablespoonfuls around each candy. In a small bowl, combine remaining pecans and sugar; dip each cookie halfway.
    * Place with nut side up on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-10 minutes or until top is slightly cracked. Cool for 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: about 5 dozen.
     
     

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