Caramel Filled Sandies

Jump-start a double chocolate and caramel cookie with a foolproof sugar cookie mix.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/4
cup finely chopped toasted pecans
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
34
caramel candies, unwrapped (from 14 oz bag)
3
tablespoons half and half
1/3
cup dark chocolate chips, melted
1/3
cup white baking chips, melted
1
tablespoon coarse sea salt

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine cookie mix, pecans, flour, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Shape into 1 1/2–inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie.
  • 2 Bake at 375° F for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool; place cookies on cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small microwaveable bowl, microwave caramels and half and half uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until caramels are melted. Spoon 1 teaspoon caramel into indentation of each cookie. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 Drizzle with melted dark chocolate and white baking chips. Sprinkle with salt. Let stand 15 minutes or until chocolate is set.

Expert Tips

To toast nuts, spread in an ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered at 350°F for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.