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Caramel Pecan Cookies

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
  • Makes
    16 cookies


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


  • 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.
  • In a microwave, melt caramels and cream. Stir until smooth. Spoon onto the center of each cookie; arrange four pecan halves around caramel.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spoon over caramel. Let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 224 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • msylvia923
    Dec 20, 2009

    These cookies are easy to make and have been a key part of my Christmas cookie tray each year. They always get rave reviews.

  • donnafajardo
    Nov 1, 2006

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