Caramel Chews

Caramel Chews

A caramel candy in each cookie adds a special flavor.

YIELDS

18 to 24 cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 24 caramels
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Beat sugar and butter in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add water and vanilla; combine well. Add flour and salt; mix well.

Shape cookie dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Flatten slightly and press dough around each caramel to cover completely. Reshape into ball and roll in pecans.

Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet onto wire rack.

This recipe comes from Linda Ibelle of Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire.