Fantasy Chocolate-Caramel Delights

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Recipe: #32763

June 25, 2019


Original recipe yields 36 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (29.5 g)
  • Calories 116.8
  • Total Fat - 7.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 33.9 mg
  • Sodium - 57.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
  • Sugars - 7.3 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 15.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add sugar and beat well.

Step 3

Separate egg, setting the egg white aside to use later

Step 4

Beat in egg yolk, milk and vanilla.

Step 5

In another bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa powder and salt.

Step 6

Add flour mixture to butter mixture and beat until well combined.

Step 7

Chill the cookie dough in plastic wrap for 2 hours or until easy to handle.

Step 8

In a small saucepan, heat and stir caramels and whipping cream over low heat until mixture is smooth. Set aside.

Step 9

Shape the dough into 1-inch balls.

Step 10

Slightly beat reserved white.

Step 11

Roll the balls in egg white, then in nuts to coat.

Step 12

Place 1 inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.

Step 13

Using your thumb, make an indentation in center of each cookie.

Step 14

Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until edges are firm.

Step 15

Spoon some melted caramel mixture into indentation of each cookie. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.

Step 16

In another saucepan, heat and stir chocolate pieces and shortening over low heat until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

Step 17

Let cool slightly then transfer the chocolate mixture to a self-sealing plastic bag. Close bag and cut a small hole in one corner of it.

Step 18

Drizzle cookies with chocolate mixture.

Step 19

Let stand until chocolate is set. Makes 36 cookies.

Tips & Variations

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