Chocolate Surprise Cookies

Total Time
47mins
Prep
35 mins
Cook
12 mins

These are the best cookies on the planet. I got the recipe from a book called "Best-Loved Cookies".

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat butter, brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy; beat in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture and 1/2 cup pecans; beat well.
  5. Cover dough; refrigerate 15 minutes or until firm enough to roll into balls.
  6. Place remaining 1/2 cup pecans and 1 tablespoons sugar in shallow dish. Roll tablespoonful of dough around 1 caramel candy, covering completely; press one side into nut mixture.
  7. Place, nut side up, on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with additional dough and candies, placing 3 inches apart.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set and slightly cracked. Let stand on cookie sheet 2 minutes.
  9. Transfer cookies to wire rack; cool completely.
  10. Place white chocolate chips in a small resealable plastic freezer bag; seal bag.
  11. Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) 2 minutes. Continue microwaving in one minute intervals at 50% power until melted.
  12. Knead bag until chocolate is smooth. Cut off tiny corner of bag; drizzle chocolate onto cookies.
  13. Let stand about 30 minute or until chocolate is set.