*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                 Carmelitas
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : *Mastercook                      Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine
    1      cup           sugar
    1                    egg
    2      envelopes     premelted chocolate -- (1 oz. each)
      1/2  cup           milk
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    2      cups          flour
      1/2  teaspoon      baking powder
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           chopped nuts
   36                    caramels -- (or 36 cherries)
                         **FROSTING:**
    1 1/2  cups          powdered sugar
    2      tablespoons   light corn syrup
    1      envelope      premelted chocolate
    2      tablespoons   hot water -- up to 3
 
 In bowl mix butter, sugar, eggs, chocolate, milk, vanilla.  Mix in
 remaining ingredients to a soft dough, scraping bowl constantly.  Chill
 dough 1 to 2 hours.  Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Mold dough around
 caramel halves or cherries and place on ungreased baking sheet.  Bake
 about 7 minutes or until set.  Cool.  Dip in frosting.
 
 Frosting: In small bowl blend all ingredients.  Dip cooled cookies in
 frosting, allow to dry.
 
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