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Salted Caramel & Chocolate Chip Cookies

The perfect sweet & salty cookie.  The crispy yet chewy cookie dough is loaded with chocolate chips and crunchy caramel and then sprinkled with sea salt.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel, chocolate, cookie
Servings 30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 12oz package chocolate chips I use mini morsels
  • 1 9oz package Werther's Originals hard candies or other similar hard caramel

Instructions

  1. Place hard caramels in a zip loc bag. Place a dish towel over the bag. Bash with a rolling pin until you're left with chocolate chip sized pieces.

  2. Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream the softened butter and sugars. 

  3. Add the eggs, then mix in all the remaining ingredients, except for chocolate chips and caramel pieces. Mix until well blended.

  4. Stir in chocolate chips and caramel pieces. 

  5. Using a cookie scoop, drop individual scoops of cookie dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet until you have about 8 or 9 cookies on the sheet.

  6. Bake at 375°f for 10 minutes.