caramel nut thumbprint cookies
Family Tested & Approved
butter, room temperature
combine sugar,butter,and shortning beat until light and fluffy.
add vanilla and egg yolk mix well
slowly add flour,cocoa, and baking powder
in a small bowl beat egg white till foamy. put pecans in seperate bowl
roll dough in 1 inch balls. dip in egg whites then roll in pecans. press thumbprint in middle
bake for 12- 14 minutes or until set.
meanwhile, in a saucepan combine caramels and half and half. cook on med/low heat till melted
spoon into center of cookie. filling will set when cool