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Thumbprint cookies just like the famous candy--pecans, caramel and chocolate team up in this bite-sized cookie.
Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb. (Edges may crack slightly.) Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely. Store cookies in a container with a tight-fitting lid for 2-3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.
At serving time, combine caramels and whipping cream in bowl. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving 1 minute or until melted; stir until smooth. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon caramel mixture into center of each cookie. Top with pecan half.
Place chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving 30 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Let stand 2 hours or until set.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
I bake tons of cookies and these are one of the best recipes. I am often asked to bring these for special occasions.
Everyone really liked these
love, love, love them!
Easier than they look and SO delicious!
All I have to say is AWESOME!!!
Delicious and they look wonderful when they're done. Super easy to make too! A keeper for my holiday tray.
best ive ever made.
I call these my showstopper cookies! Not very much work, but they are stunners. This recipe has become a family favorite. It's also easy to adapt to make a no-nut alternative. Leave for 2 days - then the butter comes out in the shortbread. Mmmmm!
these cookies were easy and they were a hit on my cookie trays
THESE HAVE BECOME A HOLIDAY TRADITION FOR ME!! THEY ARE DELICIOUS AND EASIER TO MAKE THATN THEY LOOK!
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