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Caramel and Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies

Caramel and Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies

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SKILL LEVEL : BeginnerPREP TIME : 35  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories80
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories80
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium50 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick) , softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk plus 2 teaspoons , divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar for rolling
  • 1 cup ground pecans (optional)
  • 66 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates filled with Caramel

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with 2 tablespoons milk to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  • 3. Shape dough into 48 (about 1 inch each) balls. Roll balls in sugar or ground pecans, if desired. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb gently in center of each cookie.
  • 4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookie is set. Cool slightly; carefully press center of each cookie again with thumb or tip of spoon to make indentation. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 5. Remove wrappers from caramel filled chocolates. Place 18 candies and remaining 2 teaspoons milk in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until candies are melted and smooth when stirred. Spoon slightly rounded 1/4 teaspoon caramel mixture into each indentation. Lightly press candy piece in center of each cookie. Makes 48 cookies.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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