Salted caramel pecan cookies make a great gift in a jar, but they taste so salty sweet delicious that you'll want to make a batch for yourself.
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Servings: 602 to 2-1/2 inch cookies
2 quart mason jar (4 cup capacity)
2 mixing bowls
For a Gift in a Jar: Combine above dried ingredients and pack into the bottom of a two-quart mason jar. Add the following ingredients in the order they are given, packing down each layer as you go.
½cupdemerara or light brown sugar
½cupwhite granulated sugar
1⅓cupssalted caramel chips
½cuppecansYou may need more than ½ cup to bring the pecans to the very top of the jar.
You Will Also Need:
Add contents of the mason jar to a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
Cream together ⅔ cup of softened butter, 2 eggs and 1 tsp of vanilla.
Preheat oven to 375°. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine until everything comes together as fairly stiff cookie dough.Roll the dough into small balls, about 1¼ to 1½ inches diameter. If using, combine the sugar and salt coating together and roll each ball in the coating mix.Place the cookie dough balls onto parchment lined cookie sheets, leaving about 1½ space all around each one. 20 balls should fit on a standard baking sheet.
Bake cookies for 7 to 9 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool until firm enough not to break when you move them. Enjoy!