How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Stir together, flour, cocoa, baking powder & baking soda in a medium sized bowl - set aside
  • In bowl of electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar & the 1/2 cup of white sugar on medium speed until light & fluffy
  • Beat in eggs & vanilla
  • Gradually add flour mixture & 1/2 cup pecans
  • Beat on low speed, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally
  • Refrigerate the dough, covered, about 15 mins or until firm enough to roll into balls
  • Place remaining 1/2 cup pecans & 1 Tblspn sugar in a shallow dish
  • Flatten balls of dough & wrap each one around a caramel candy, covering completely
  • Press one side into nut/sugar mixture
  • Place nut side up on ungreased cookie sheets
  • Repeat with rest of dough, placing 3 inches apart on cookie sheet
  • Bake 10 - 12 mins or until set & slightly cracked.
  • Let stand on cookie sheet 2 mins & then transfer to wire racks to completely cool
  • Place white chocolate in a small resealable freezer bag & seal bag
  • Microwave on medium for 2 mins
  • Turn bag over & microwave on medium for 2 - 3 mins or until chocolate is melted
  • Knead bag until chocolate is smooth
  • Cut off tiny corner of bag & drizzle chocolate over cookies
  • Let stand until chocolate is set - about 30 mins

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    " It was excellent "
    adzell ate it and said...
    These look fantastic! Thanks for sharing! Can't go wrong w/choclate & caramel... :)
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  • brianna 9 years ago
    Hi Laurie, quite often I substitute chopped/crushed slivered almonds. I love them & always have a bag handy in the freezer. But if an allergy to nuts is the problem I would imagine using Hershey Chipits Skor Toffee bits would be a great replacement for these cookies
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    " It was excellent "
    laurieg ate it and said...
    Looks yummy, what can I sub for the pecans?
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  • mountainmama 9 years ago
    Wow these are great cookies. Love the flavors. This is a HIGH 5 and a keeper! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    grandmacooks ate it and said...
    These cookies look and sound absolutely wonderful! Have to try soon! Thanks for posting!
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    these look husband will love them... ^5
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    " It was excellent "
    tuilelaith ate it and said...
    These look great! Thank you for visiting so many of my recipes today. I hope to return the favor tomorrow. I could not get on the computer all day, 4 yr old granddaughter thinks its her computer.... Have a great weekend!
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