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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie

These Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies are absolutely delicious and seriously easy to make. If you love to bake chocolate chip cookies then you must try this upgrade!

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Chocolate and caramel are two of my favorite things and the two combined with these soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies? Divine!

I’m a huge fan of creating treats for every occasion, especially delicious ones like these. These salted caramel cookies are perfect for taking to your next event or party!

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie

This classic chocolate chip cookie recipe is super versatile and easy to make with only a few ingredients from the grocery store. Start with unsalted butter, granulated sugar, all purpose flour and a splash of vanilla extract.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie

This caramel chocolate chip cookie recipe was inspired by our love for buckeyes. Full of chewy cookie dough, creamy chocolate and gooey caramel topping!

How to make salted caramel cookies:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 12 Werthers soft caramels
  • 1 Tbsp heavy cream
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut oil (optional)
  • 1 tsp flaky sea salt

Tip: pre-made chocolate chip cookie dough mix can be used as a base for these cookies as well. As a busy mom, I like to use short cuts like this when I’m in a hurry to make a quick treat.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

2. In a stand mixer or a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.

3. Add egg and vanilla and continue to mix on low speed.

4. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients slowly and combine until a soft dough forms.

5. Fold in the chocolate chips, scraping the dough from the sides of the bowl.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

6. Drop 8 to 10 large scoops of dough onto the prepared baking tray. Leave at least 2″ between each cookie dough ball.

Tip: I like to use a large cookie scoop for this.

Cadbury Mini Egg Cookie Process

7. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Place on a wire rack to allow the cookies to cool quickly.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Process

8. In a small bowl combine werther’s soft caramels and cream.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Process

9. Melt the caramels in the microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring in between until a smooth caramel sauce is created.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Process

10. Drop 1 tablespoon of caramel onto the top of each cookie, spreading it around the center of each cookie with the back of a spoon.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Process

11. In a small bowl melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave at 15 second intervals, stirring until smooth.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Process

12. Drop a large teaspoon of the melted chocolate onto the caramel and swirl it with the back of the spoon.

13. Top each cookie with a pinch of sea salt.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

For chewier, softer cookies simply adjust the baking time and take the cookies out of the oven one minute sooner. Just be sure to allow the cookies to cool completely before decorating.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to store these delicious cookies:

Store these sweet treats in a large freezer bag or airtight container at room temperature for a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

This recipe makes 8 deliciously chewy cookies full of caramel chocolate salty flavor! You have to agree that this cookies wont last long enough to make it into the cookie jar.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love the combination of chocolate and caramel be sure to check out these caramel desserts. These Soft Caramel Molasses Cookies, Chocolate Caramel Cookies or Salted Caramel Turtle Cookies are perfect for the caramel lover in your life.

This amazing cookie is the perfect balance of sweet and salty cookie flavors. We are huge fans of the salted caramel trend and have started to add a sprinkle of sea salt to our favorite recipes.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie

Salted Caramel Cookie Recipe

These Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies are absolutely delicious and seriously easy to make. If you love to bake chocolate chip cookies then you must try this upgrade!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 10
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 12 Werthers soft caramels
  • 1 Tbsp heavy cream
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp coconut oil optional
  • 1 tsp flaky sea salt

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees f. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2. In a stand mixer or a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.
  • 3. Add egg and vanilla and continue to mix on low speed.
  • 4. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients slowly and combine until a soft dough forms.
  • 5. Fold in the chocolate chips, scraping the dough from the sides of the bowl.
  • 6. Drop 8 to 10 large scoops of dough onto the prepared baking tray. Leave at least 2" between each cookie dough ball.
  • 7. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Place on a wire rack to allow the cookies to cool quickly.
  • 8. In a small bowl combine werther’s soft caramels and cream.
  • 9. Melt the caramels in the microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring in between until a smooth caramel sauce is created.
  • 10. Drop 1 tablespoon of caramel onto the top of each cookie, spreading it around the center of each cookie with the back of a spoon.
  • 11. In a small bowl melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave at 15 second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  • 12. Drop a large teaspoon of the melted chocolate onto the caramel and swirl it with the back of the spoon.
  • 13. Top each cookie with a pinch of sea salt.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g
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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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