Total Time
5hrs
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 1 hr

These are amazing! They are quite time consuming, and make a big mess in your kitchen, but they are totally worth it. They also freeze very well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In small mixing bowl beat butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla until blended. In separate bowl, stir together flour, cocoa and salt. Blend into butter mix. Refrigerate dough 1 hour.
  2. Oven at 350 (325).
  3. Beat egg white slightly. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip each ball into egg white and roll into pecans. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Press thumb gently in center of ball. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. While baking, prepare caramel.
  4. Cook caramels and whipping cream on low heat until melted, stirring a lot. Mix should be smooth.
  5. Remove cookies from oven and press center again. Immediately put ½ teaspoon caramel into each cookie.
  6. Microwave shortening and chocolate chips on high for one minute and stir You can also do this on the stove if you want. Drizzle onto cookies (there will be some left over).