Caramel Nut Chocolate Cookies

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Recipe by Melanie Murray

All I can say is YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM These are so kid friendly but mostly adult friendly all because of me. I love caramel so for you chocolate and caramel lovers here ya go!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375.
  2. Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies.
  3. Place brown sugar, shortening, water and vanilla in large bowl.
  4. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  5. Add eggs, beat well.
  6. Combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.
  7. Add to shortening mixture; beat at low speed just until blended.
  8. Stir in small chocolate chips.
  9. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls.
  10. Dip tops in chopped pecans.
  11. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  12. Press caramel half in center of each ball.
  13. Bake one baking sheet at a time of 375 for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set.
  15. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
  16. Remove cookies to foil to cool completely.

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