Fantasy Chocolate-Caramel Delights

Recipe by Kit_Kat
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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar.
  • Separate egg, reserve white for later use add yolk to creamed mixture.
  • Add milk and vanilla to creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients and whisk to combine.
  • Combine creamed and dry mixtures with electric mixer; beat until well combined.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours or until dough is easy to work with.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small sauce pan melt caramels into whipping cream over low heat.
  • Stir until mixture is smooth; set aside.
  • Slightly beat reserved egg white.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  • Roll balls in egg white then in pecans.
  • Place balls one inch apart on cookie sheet sprayed with vegetable oil spray.
  • Using your thumb, make an indentation in each cookie.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until edges of cookies are firm.
  • Spoon caramel into indentation.
  • Move cookies to wire racks to cool.
  • Melt chocolate chips and shortening; cool mixture slightly then place in a zip top bag.
  • When all cookies have been filled, clip tiny corner off of bag and drizzle chocolate over cookies.
  • Let cookies stand until chocolate and caramel are set.
  • Prep time does not include chilling time.
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