Taffy Apple Cookies

Taffy Apple Cookies


½ pound plus 2 tablespoons - Butter
8 tablespoons - Powdered sugar
3 cups - Flour
2 - Egg yokes
1 teaspoon - Vanilla extract
1 bag - Caramels
1 small package - Chopped nuts or sprinkles
Pinch salt


Cream butter and add powdered sugar, yolks, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Add flour, shape into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet one inch apart. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool and place toothpick in center.

Melt 1 bag caramels in ½ cup water. Dip each cookie into melted caramel and roll in chopped nuts or sprinkles. Place on waxed paper and let set for an hour.