Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Cookies

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

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

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.
Makes 24 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 246
    • Total Fat 12g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 174mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 33g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 3g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.