Fans of classic BAKER'S GERMAN'S Chocolate Cake will love these soft, chewy cookies topped with caramel, coconut and pecans.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 30 servings
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1-1/4 cups BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, divided
1-1/4 cups chopped PLANTERS Pecans, divided
12 KRAFT Caramels
2 Tbsp. water
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour and baking powder. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add chocolate, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Reserve 1/4 cup each coconut and nuts; stir remaining into dough.
Drop dough into 30 mounds, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets, using about 2 Tbsp. dough for each.
Bake 12 to 13 min. or until cookies are puffed and shiny. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Microwave caramels and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and sauce is well blended when stirred. Drizzle over cookies. Top with reserved coconut and nuts.
With their built-in portion control, one cookie can be a sweet treat that's enjoyed on occasion.
Prepare dough as directed. Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough, 1-1/2 inches apart, onto baking sheets. Bake in 350°F oven 6 to 7 min. or until cookies are puffed and shiny. Cool, then continue as directed. Makes 33 servings, 2 cookies each.
After cookies are completely cooled, wrap in plastic wrap and place in airtight container or freezer-weight resealable plastic bag. Freeze up to 1 month. Thaw cookies at room temperature before serving.
How to Freeze the Cookie Dough
Freeze rounded tablespoonfuls of cookie dough on baking sheet for 1 hour. Transfer to airtight plastic container or resealable freezer-weight plastic bag. Freeze up to 1 month. Place frozen cookie dough, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Bake in 350°F oven 18 to 20 min. or until cookies are puffed and shiny. Cool, then continue as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
30 servings, 1 cookie each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.