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Meal Type: Dessert
Total Time:
Cook Method: Oven
     Serving Size: 48 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 48

Amount Per Serving
Calories 139
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Unsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 11mg
Sodium 87mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A  2%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  3%Iron  2%
Potassium  2%Vitamin E  1%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Carmel Nut Thumbprints

Recipe Tags: Cookie Recipes

Date Added: June 14, 2009


1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1/4 Cup Half And Half
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Cup Shortening
1/2 Cup Butter or margarine softened
1 1/2 Cups Pecans Finely chopped
1 Egg separated
1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa
20 Caramels unwrapped
1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
3/4 Cup Sugar
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1. Heat oven to 325.

2. In large bowl, combine sugar, butter and shortening; beat until light and fluffy.

3. Add vanilla and egg yolk; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.

4. Add flour, cocoa and baking powder to butter mixture, mix well.

5. In small bowl, beat egg white until foamy; place pecans in another small bowl.

6. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip in egg white; roll in pecans.

7. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

8. With thumb, make indentation of each cookie.

9. Bake at 325 for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are set.

10. Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine caramels and half and half; cook over medium low heat until caramels are melted, stirring occasionally.

11. Immediately remove cookies from cookie sheets; place on wire racks.

12. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon warm caramel mixture into center of each cookie.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 87.27mg per serving and low-cholesterol with 11.25mg per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Butter, Gluten, Cocoa Powder, Natural Sweeteners, Pecan allergies.
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