1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped pecans
48 chocolate covered caramel candies
1 tablespoon white sugar
4 ounces vanilla flavored confectioners’ coating
In large bowl, combine one cup sugar, brown sugar and margarine; beat until light, add vanilla and eggs, blend well.
In small bowl, combine flour, cocoa and baking soda, mix well. Add to sugar mixtures; blend well. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Shape l tablespoon of dough around one caramel candy, covering completely. In small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup pecans and l tbsp sugar. Press one side of each ball into pecan mixture. Place nut side up on cookie sheets. Bake 7 to l0 minutes. Cool. Melt candy coating and drizzle over cooled cookies