Caramel Pecan Cookies

These delicious caramel pecan cookies are made with brown sugar, butter, and chopped pecans. They are perfect for any occasion!


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Salt to taste (optional)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar or turbinado sugar for topping cookies before baking (optional)
  • 5 rolls chocolate-covered caramel candies


1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, 1 cup white sugar and brown sugar until smooth.

2. Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in vanilla

3. Combine flour cocoa and baking soda; stir into mixture until well blended

4. Stir in 1/2 cup of pecans

5 Press 1 tablespoon of cookie dough around each chocolate coated caramel forming a ball

6 Dip one side of each ball into the pecan mixture and place on ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart Pecan side up

7 Bake for 8 minutes (cookies will look soft)

8 Cool on pans for one minute before removing to wire racks

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 190

Caramel Pecan Cookies
See also  Fried Cookies

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