1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons hazelnut-flavored liquid coffee creamer or milk
1 large egg, yolk and white separated
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Nuts for rolling
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
12 caramels, unwrapped
1 tablespoon heavy cream
1/4-1/2 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon butter
1.Mix butter, sugars, egg yolk, creamer or milk. and vanilla until light and fluffy.
2.combine flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda gradually add to flour mixture.
3.Cover and chill, which has to be done or you`ll have flat cookies!
4.Melt caramels with cream in micro wave of double boiler stirring till melted and creamy. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll into 24 balls. Dip into light beaten egg white then roll into nuts. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheets. Make indentations with thumb in center of each cookie. Pour in melted caramel and bake in a 180° oven for 10-12 minutes.
5.Melt chips and butter in microave. Drizzle on cooled cookies. Let firm up and enjoy!