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Candy Bar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nicole Holland
Added: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup butter.
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups sifted all purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream well the butter and sugar. Add the evaporated milk, vanilla and salt. Mix well.
Blend in the flour. Chill until firm - a couple of hours. Form into rolls in wax paper. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to bake. At least overnight. Cut into 1/8 inch slices and bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Should only slightly brown on sides. Cool.

For caramel filling, combine caramels and evaporated milk in top of double boiler. Heat until caramels melt. Add butter, powdered sugar and nuts.

For chocolate topping, melt chocolate chips and evaporated milk over low heat. Stir in butter, vanilla and powdered sugar.

Place small spoonful of caramel filling on cookie, top of small dab of chocolate topping. Top with one pecan halve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are yummy. A favorite X-mas treat at our house. I usually double the caramel filling so I can load them up. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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