Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip salted caramel cookies are my new favorite. They’re crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Plus, they pack a flavor punch that’s truly spectacular.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
The dough is the same as salted caramel cookies, so it actually starts out as caramel. Then through the magic of technology (and flour, eggs, and chocolate chips) it transforms from one of my favorite candies to my favorite cookie!
Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies
These aren’t your grandma’s chocolate chip cookies, but that’s okay, because they’re even better!

Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies

making Salted Caramel
In a heavy sauce pan, combine ¼ cup butter, ½ cup heavy whipping cream, and 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar, and stirring constantly, bring to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, and remove from heat.
Salted Caramel
Allow to cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes).
Salted Caramel Cookies dry ingredients
In a mixing bowl, whisk together 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
Salted Caramel for Cookies
In bowl of stand mixer, combine cooled caramel mixture with ½ cup room temperature butter. Beat until mixture lightens in color and gets fluffy.
Salted Caramel Cookie batter
Add 2 room temperature eggs and 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract, and beat another 2 minutes.
Salted Caramel Cookies Dough
Fold in dry ingredients, just until combined. Do NOT over-mix.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies dough
Add 2 cups chocolate chips and 1 cup chopped nuts (if desired). Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Prepared Cookie sheet for Salted Caramel Cookies
When you’re ready to bake, line a baking sheet with parchment, and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Chocolate Chips Salted Caramel Cookie dough balls
Roll into 1 inch balls, and place them 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet. Bake them at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cool in pan for 2 minutes, and then . . .
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
. . . remove them to a wire cooling rack.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
gratuitous photo 🙂
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
Enjoy with a cold glass of milk!
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Free Printable Recipe for Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies

Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookies

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans optional
  • Coarse sea salt for topping