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caramel pecan crunch cookies

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a recipe by
Didi Dalaba
Greece, NY

I created this recipe when I became highly addicted to the new Kellog's Fiber Plus cereal, "Caramel Pecan Crunch"... I took one bite and "mmmmm'd". I thought to myself, "self, this will make an amazing cookie"!! I played around and came up with a winner! Family loved it, (score), now co-workers... to quote one of my coworkers, she said... "Didi, this taste like Christmas in my mouth"!! I almost changed the name to that, because she nailed it literally on the head. This cookie tastes like Christmas!!! So good and ADDICTING!!! Hoping you and yours enjoy this cookie as much as we do!! Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4 Dozen
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For caramel pecan crunch cookies

  • 1 c
    packaged caramels w/ wrappings removed
  • 6 Tbsp
    heavy cream, cold
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 2-1/2 c
    kellogg's caramel pecan crunch cereal
  • 2/3 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 1 c
  • 2

How To Make caramel pecan crunch cookies

  • 1
    In a glass bowl add caramels and cream and microwave on high in 10-12 second depending on your microwave) increments till liquified and smooth, stirring w/ a rubber spatuala every time you take out to stir. Once melted and smooth, set aside.
  • 2
    Sift together; flour, baking powder, salt and spices. Set aside.
  • 3
    Combine cereal with milk, stirring thoroughly to make sure the cereal has been thoroughly saturated with milk. Set aside.
  • 4
    In a stand up mixer, or hand mixer and bowl, start by creaming butter; add sugar gradually, beating until fluffy. Add eggs and beat thoroughly.
  • 5
    Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture.
  • 6
    Alternate by adding wet (cereal/milk) mixture. Mixing until blended after each addition.
  • 7
    Drop by slightly rounded teaspoonfuls (I used a melon ball scooper) onto greased or parchment paper lined or silicon pad (silicon pad in picture) cookie sheets
  • 8
    Bake @ 375 for 10 minutes.
  • 9
    Remove onto baking rack. Let cool a few minutes.
  • 10
    Drizzle with Caramel Sauce. You can decorate with finely chopped pecans if you like. We liked that because it gave the cookies such a pretty look. Ennjoy!!