12 Days of Cookies: #8 - German Chocolate Snappers

#8 top voted cookie in our “12 Days of Cookies” contest brought to you by Hiland is from Rosalie Seebeck. Each of the 12 winners gets a year of free milk from Hiland Dairy.
User Submissions Modified: December 12, 2012 at 12:40 pm •  Published: December 17, 2012
#8 top voted cookie in our “12 Days of Cookies” contest brought to you by Hiland is from Rosalie Seebeck.
#8 top voted cookie in our “12 Days of Cookies” contest brought to you by Hiland is from Rosalie Seebeck.

  • Cookies
  • 1 pkg. (18.25oz.) German chocolate cake mix
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups pecan halves

  • Caramel Frosting
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

In a small bowl, mix together powdered sugar, caramel topping, butter and vanilla. Mix well and set aside to frost cookies.

Preheat to 375 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. In medium size mixing bowl, with electric mixer, combine 1/2 of cake mix, shortening and eggs. Add remaining cake mix, beat until well mixed, mixture will be thick.

Place 3 pecan halves, with ends touching in center, on cookie sheet. Form cookie dough into 1-inch round balls, place in center of pecans.

Bake 8-10 minutes, until centers are slightly puffed and edges are set. Cool, frost with caramel frosting, sprinkle with toasted coconut.

Makes 5-6 dozen cookies.



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