Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Looking for a wonderful dessert using Betty Crocker® cookie mix? Then check out these cookies that are made with pecans, caramels and chocolate.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2/3
cup pecan halves, toasted
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
24
pecan halves, toasted
1
bag (10 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons whipping cream
2/3
cup semisweet chocolate chips (4 oz)
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In food processor, place 2/3 cup pecans. Cover; process until finely ground. In large bowl, beat ground pecans, cookie mix, butter and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Place 1 pecan half on top of each ball.
  • 3 Bake 10 minutes or until golden. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once, until softened and chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle caramel mixture and melted chocolate over cookies. Sprinkle with salt.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
246
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
174mg
174%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.