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Caramel Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Deetz
Added: Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Caramel Cookie:

3/4 C. sifted powdered sugar
3/4 C. softened butter
2 T. evaporated milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
2 C. sifted flour




Chocolate topping:

1 C. chocolate chips
1/3 C. evaporated milk
2 T. butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C. sifted powdered sugar



Caramel Mixture:

28 light caramels
1/4 C. evaporated milk
1/4 C butter
1 C. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Caramel cookie:
Cream powdered sugar & butter, add: evaporated milk, vanilla, salt and mix. Add sifted flour to above and chill to handle. Roll out & cut out. Bake 325 12-16 min. Let cool

Caramel Mixture:
Heat in double boiler till caramels melt, remove from heat & add: butter and powdered sugar. Beat until smooth, let cook a couple of minutes & spoon on cookies, let cool, then add chocolate mixture.

Chocolate Mixture:
Melt in double boiler chocolate chips & evaporated milk, add butter, vanilla & powdered sugar. Spoon on caramel mixture.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I always double this recipe except for the chocolate mixture, which you will have plenty for a double batch.

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