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Caramel Pecan Cookies Recipe

Caramel Pecan Cookies Recipe

You’re sure to impress guests with these show-stopping treats. A golden sugar cookie is the base for an artful arrangement of creamy caramel, sweet milk chocolate and crunchy pecan halves.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + standing YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 24 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream
  • 64 pecan halves
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. Cut cookie dough into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt caramels and cream. Stir until smooth. Spoon onto the center of each cookie; arrange four pecan halves around caramel.
  • 3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spoon over caramel. Let stand until set. Yield: 16 cookies.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 224 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.