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Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Makes

about 5 dozen

These yummy chocolate cookies have a tasty caramel surprise inside. With pecans on Top and a contrasting whit chocolate drizzle, they're almost too pretty to eat! —Deb Walsh, Cabery, Illinois
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 package (13 ounces) Rolo candies
  • 4 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating just until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.
  2. Shape a tablespoonful of dough around each candy, forming a ball. In a small bowl, combine the remaining sugar and pecans; dip each cookie halfway. Place nut side up 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375° for 7-10 minutes or until tops are slightly cracked. Cool for 3 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. In a microwave, melt white chocolate at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 256 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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