*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      carmel filled chocolate cookies
 
 Recipe By     : best from 50 years of bake off
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Best Of 50 Years Of Bake Off     Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/2  cups          flour
      3/4  cup           unsweetened cocoa
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
    1      cup           sugar
    1      cup           firmly packed brown sugar
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    2                    eggs
    1      cup           chopped pecans
   48                    rolo candies -- unwrapped
    1      tablespoon    sugar
    4      oz            vanilla floavored candy coating -- if desired
 
 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup;level off. In medium bowl,combine
flour,cocoa and baking soda;mix well.In large bowl combine 1 cup sugar,brown
sugar and margarine;beat until light and fluffy.Add vanilla and eggs;beat
well.Add flour mixture;blend well.Stir in 1/2 cup of the pecans.If necessary
cover with plastic wrap,refrigerate 30 minutes for easier handling.Heat oven to
375.For each cookie,with floured hands,shape about 1 Tablespoon dough around 1
carmel candy,covering completly.In small bowl,combine rmeaining 1/2 cup pecans
and 1 Tablespoon sugar.Press one side of each ball into pecan mixture.Place,nut
side up,2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 for 7-10 minutes
or until set and slightly cracked.Cool 2 minutes;remove from cookie sheets.Cool
on wire rack for 15 minutes or until completly cooled.Melt candy in small
saucepan over low heat,stirring constantly until smooth.Drizzle over cookies.
 
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