Gooey Caramel-Topped Gingersnaps

The best thing about these desserts? Versatility! If you’d like, you can make variations by changing the cookie base or varying the nuts.

Gooey caramel gingersnaps
Gooey Caramel-Topped Gingersnaps
Gooey Caramel-Topped Gingersnaps
Servings Prep Time
3-1/2dozen 30minutes + standing time
Servings Prep Time
3-1/2dozen 30minutes + standing time
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. Arrange cookies in a single layer on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. In a microwave, melt caramels with milk; stir until smooth. Stir in 1 cup chopped peanuts. Spoon about 1 teaspoon caramel mixture over each cookie; refrigerate until set.
  2. Dip each cookie halfway into candy coating; allow excess to drip off. Return to baking sheet; sprinkle with jimmies. Refrigerate until set.
Recipe Notes

1 cookie (calculated without jimmies): 128 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fibre), 2g protein.

Originally published on Taste of Home.