Chocolate Caramel Cookies


1 cup un-salted butter, softened

1 cup white sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

¾ cup baker's cocoa powder

1 cup chopped pecans

1 tablespoon white sugar

48 chocolate caramel candies

Beat butter until creamy, then beat in sugars.

Beat in eggs and vanilla.

Combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa.

Gradually add to butter mixture, beating well.

Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.

Cover and chill 2 hours.

Preheat your oven to 375.

Combine remaining 1/2 cup nuts with 1 tablespoon sugar.

Divide the dough into 4 parts.

Work with one part at a time, leaving the rest in the refrigerator until needed.

Divide each part into 12 pieces.

flatten slightly, then wrap each piece of dough around a chocolate caramel.

Roll into a ball, then press tops into sugar mixture.

Place sugar side up, 2 inches apart on greased baking pans.

Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven.

Let cool for 5 minutes on baking pans, then move to wire racks to cool completely. Enjoy!
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