Caramel Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies are crisp, buttery and deliciously gooey with soft, caramel centers. Bake a big batch, these are sure to be everyone's favorite treat!
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Caramel Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Caramel Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies are crisp, buttery and deliciously gooey with soft, caramel centers. Bake a big batch, these are sure to be everyone's favorite treat!
Course Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 18 Pieces
Calories 184kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ounces quality dark chocolate bars, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 18 pieces caramels

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and sugar. Using an electric mixer, cream together until fluffy. 
  • When the mixture is light and fluffy, add egg and beat to combine. Add vanilla extract and beat to combine.
  • In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture and mix to combine. 
  • Add chocolate chips and pecans and stir to combine.
  • Using a 2-ounce ice cream scoop, scoop cookie dough and place 1 caramel into the center, pressing the dough around the caramel. Roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet at about 2 inches apart. Bake in a 375 F oven for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden on top. 
  • Allow to cool for about 1 to 2 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Adapted from Food Network

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.2mg