1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
24 caramels, unwrapped (from 14-oz bag)
2 tablespoons half-and-half
1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Shape tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; roll in pecans, pressing into dough. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Using handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and half-and-half uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until caramels are melted. Spoon about 1 teaspoon caramel into indentation of each cookie. Cool 15 minutes.
Drizzle with melted chocolate; sprinkle with salt. Let stand about 15 minutes or until chocolate is set. Just in time for the holiday season!