Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Caramel Pecan Cookies

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Cathi Mims

By
@Catmandu

When a friend was describing what the perfect cookie would be if it existed, I decided to create a recipe to give her as a Christmas present. The following recipe is what I came up with and was a huge hit with her and her family.

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Whoa...what an ingredient combo! What a great surprise when you bite into the middle of a scrumptious cookie and find even more scrumptious caramel! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 2 dozen cookies
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    plus 1 tsp sugar, divided
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar, tightly packed
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans, divided by 1/2 cup
  • 1 pkg
    13 oz package rolo candies
  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet mini chocloate chips

How to Make Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Caramel Pecan Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat over to 375 degrees.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar until well blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda in a separate bowl; gradually add to creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans and mini chocolate chips.
  3. Shape dough by tablespoonfuls around each Rolo. In a small bowl, combine remaining pecans and sugar; dip each cookie halfway into pecan mixture
  4. Place cookie nut side up on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until top is slightly cracked. Cool for 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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About Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Caramel Pecan Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids




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