Choco-Caramel Delights

An easy cookie with world class taste and appearance! Your friends will think you've spent all day on these scrumptious bites!

Ingredients

½ cup butter (softened) ⅔ cup sugar 1 egg (separated) 2 Tbsp milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour ⅓ cocoa ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped pecans ½ cup chocolate chips 1 teaspoon shortening Caramel Filling: 14 caramels 3 Tbsp cream

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

1) Beat butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk & vanilla 2) Stir flour, cocoa, & salt in a separate bowl. Blend into the butter mixture 3) Refrigerate dough about 1 hour or until firm 4) Beat egg white slightly 5) Shape dough into 1" balls & dip into egg white 6) Roll in pecans to coat 7) Place on cookie sheet & press thumb in center, BAKE 10-12 minutes 8) While the cookies are baking, make your caramel filling 9) As soon as you pull them from the oven, re-press with your thumb and spoon ½ teaspoon caramel filling, cook on wire rack 10) Melt the chocolate chips and shortening to make the perfect drizzle to fancy these cookies up a bit!