Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe by Rachie P
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READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in egg yolk, vanilla, and milk.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, and salt; add to creamed mixture.Refrigerate 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Beat egg white.Dip balls into egg white and roll in the nuts.
  • Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
  • Make a 3/8 - 1/2 inch indentation in the center of each ball with the end of a wooden spoon (or your thumb!).
  • Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Remove to cool on wire racks.
  • In a heavy saucepan, melt caramels with cream over low heat; stir until smooth.
  • Using 1/2 tsp caramel mixture, fill each cookie.
  • Melt chocolate chips and shortening in microwave; drizzle over cookies.
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