Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 836


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup margarine or butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 cup chopped pecans, divided
48 Rolo Chewy Caramels in Milk Chocolate (9-ounce package)
4 ounces vanilla candy coating, melted


Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, combine flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Blend well. In a large bowl, beat 1 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and margarine until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs and beat well. Mix in dry ingredients. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. For each cookie, using floured hands, shape about 1 tablespoon of dough around 1 caramel candy, covering completely.

In a small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup pecans and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Press one side of each dough ball into pecan mixture. Place, nut-side up, 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7–10 minutes or until set and slightly cracked. Cool 2 minutes. Remove from baking sheet and cool completely on wire racks. Drizzle melted vanilla coating over cookies.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 836
Calories from Fat: 277

This Caramel-Filled Chocolate Cookies recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Midwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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