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Fudgey German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Makes 20 cookies


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
    Coconut and Pecan Filling:
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup mounds sweetened coconut flakes, toasted
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla


1. Heat oven to 350F.
2. Stir together flour, sugar, butter, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
3. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until blended.
4. Dough will be stiff.
5. Stir in pecans.
6. Shape dough onto 1 1/4 inch balls.
7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
8. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until almost set.
9. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
10. Cool completely.
11. Prepare Coconut and Pecan filling.
12. Put cookies together in pairs with about 1 heaping tablespoon filling for each cookie.
13. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Coconut and Pecan Filling:
1. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat; add brown sugar and corn syrup.
2. Stir constantly until thick and bubbly.
3. Remove from heat; stir in coconut, pecans and vanilla.
4. Use warm. Makes about 2 cups.


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Main Ingredient:Chocolate / Cocoa
Nut / Pecan
Preparation Method:Baking

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