Submitted by Hazelnut Growers of Oregon
Serves: not specified
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Melt butter in saucepan. Add brown sugar and vanilla; stir together. Sift flour and baking powder and stir in other ingredients. Mix in 1/3 cup nuts. Shape dough into balls and flatten bottomside; pinch top so they resemble acorns. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Melt 1/2 lb. caramel candy with 1/8 cup water in top of double boiler. After cookies have cooled, dip flat end into caramel mixture. Then dip into remaining hazelnuts. Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.