chocolate surprise cookies

Chocolate Surprise Cookies Recipe

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suzette thacker


my kids love these at christmas time.hope your kids will too.


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3dozen cookies
1 Hr
10 Min


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  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    margarine or butter(softened)
  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated sugar(set aside)
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans,divided
  • 1 pkg
    caramels coated in chocolate
  • 3squares1o oz
    white chocolate,coarsely chopped

How to Make chocolate surprise cookies


  1. preheat oven to 375 degrees flour,cocoa,baking powder and baking soda in medium bowl;stir to combine.set aside.
  2. beat margarine,brown sugar and 1/2 cup granulated sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy;beat in eggs and vanilla. gradually add flour mixture and 1/2 cup of pecans. beat at low speed,scraping down sides of bowl occasionally.refrigerate dough,covered,15 minutes or until firm enough to roll into balls.
  3. place remaining 1/2 cup pecans and 1 tablespoon of sugar into shallow dish.roll tablespoon of dough around 1 caramel candy,covering completely;press one side into nut,nut side up,on ungreased cookie sheet.repeat with each additional candies,placing 3 inches apart.
  4. bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set and slightly cracked.let stand on cookie sheet 2 minutes.transfer cookies to wire rack;cool complete.
  5. place white chocolate pieces in small resealable plastic freezer bag;seal bag.microwave at medium (50%)power for 2 minutes.turn bag over;microwave again for 2 to 3 minutes or until melted.knead bag until chocolate is smooth.cut off tiny corner of bag;drizzle white chocolate onto cookies.let stand until white chocolate is set,about 30 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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