Salted Caramel Cookies

SALTED CARAMEL COOKIE 1As promised, I’m re-sharing the recipe for these salted caramel cookies today.

My mom passed this recipe along to me a few years ago and they always, always, always are a hit at any get-together. I promise that they will be everyone’s favorite cookie at your holiday parties.Β 

Enjoy :)

X, j

Yields: 3 dozen

COOKIE INGREDIENTS

1.5 cups unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cups sugar

3.5 cups flour

1 tsp. vanilla

“FROSTING”Β INGREDIENTS

1 bag of Kraft caramels, unwrapped

2 tbsp. milk

4 oz. chocolate discs

1 tablespoon butter

Sea salt

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Beat softened butter on high speed until creamy

Add in sugar and vanilla and beat

Beat in flour on low speed

Using a small cookie scooper,Β place dough balls on an ungreasedΒ cookie sheet

Lightly flatten dough balls with a flat bowl or cup (they don’t expand or flatten much on their own so make sure you do this)

Bake 12 minutes until barely golden on the edges

Microwave caramels and milk uncovered on high for 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds

Frost cookies

Melt chocolate and butter uncovered on 50% power, stirring every 30 seconds until smooth

Drizzle over top of the caramel

Sprinkle sea salt

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