Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yesterday was a rainy, yucky day.  No swimming.  No playing outside.  But still fun.  

While Griffin was napping I decided to try out a cookie recipe I screen shotted forever ago.  They would be perfect for Fall, but were great for this dreary evening as well.  They're also "special" enough that 3 or so in a cute cellophane bag would make a great little gift for a friend or teacher.



Here's what you'll need...
- 3 cups flour
- 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped pretzels
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
- 18-20 caramels
- 36 extra pretzels
- more sea salt for sprinkling



Step 1 - Mix the flour, baking soda. baking powder and salt together in a bowl; set aside.





Step 2- Cream the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar together (my butter was still a bit cold, so it took a while).



Step 3 - Add in the eggs and vanilla extract.  Mix together well.




Step 4 - Slowly mix in the dry ingredients from Step 1 and then add in the chopped pretzels and chocolate chips (I used about half semi-sweet and half dark chocolate morsels).





Step 5 - Cut 18 caramels in half.


Step 6 - Scoop dough using a 1/8 cup measuring cup (it's about 2 tablespoons).  Put half a caramel in the middle, roll the dough into a ball and place on a baking sheet.



Step 7 - Gently press a pretzel onto the dough and sprinkle with sea salt.



Step 8 - Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.   Let them cool on the tray for 2 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.





Yes ma'am that's a melted caramel in the middle.  Amen.




 Step 9 - Enjoy the sweet and salty goodness!  Preferably with a glass of milk or scoop of vanilla bean ice cream :)


And for easy screen shotting, here's the full recipe:

Here's what you'll need...
- 3 cups flour
- 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped pretzels
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
- 18-20 caramels
- 36 extra pretzels
- more sea salt for sprinkling


Here's what you'll do...

Step 1 - Mix the flour, baking soda. baking powder and salt together in a bowl; set aside.

Step 2- Cream the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar together.

Step 3 - Add in the eggs and vanilla extract.  Mix together well.

Step 4 - Slowly mix in the dry ingredients from Step 1 and then add in the chopped pretzels and chocolate chips (I used about half semi-sweet and half dark chocolate morsels).

Step 5 - Cut 18 caramels in half.

Step 6 - Scoop dough using a 1/8 cup measuring cup (it's about 2 tablespoons).  Put half a caramel in the middle, roll the dough into a ball and place on a baking sheet.

Step 7 - Gently press a pretzel onto the dough and sprinkle with sea salt.

Step 8 - Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.   Let them cool on the tray for 2 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.

Recipe source HERE.

36 comments:

  1. Yummy!!! The salty and sweet combo sounds so good!

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    1. Right?!?! Salty and sweet it always a great combo!!!

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  2. Salty and sweet just does it for me!!!

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  3. Well. Don't these look DELICIOUS. I want one. Or four. Now. ;)

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  4. oh those look so yummy!! I will have to try these! Thank you for sharing!

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  5. Ummm these look AMAZING! It's rainy and icky here today, maybe I'll make these! Either way I'm pinning! Thank you!!

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  6. I saw your snap and have been craving since.

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  7. These look wonderful!
    I love that you take the time to make these right in the middle of a big move:) That is awesome!

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    1. Baking is a stress reliever for me! Sometimes you just gotta bake!

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  8. I am going to have to make these!!! All of those flavors mixed together sounds so so good!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  9. Those look good! I love your recipe posts and all the pictures you add while making the recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. I always find pictures helpful - so i'm glad you do too!

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  10. I saw your snapchat yesterday and these looked so good!

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  11. Oh my goodness...looked so good on your snap yesterday. I can't wait to try these!
    Thanks!

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  12. I saw those on your snapchat and thought to myself that I need to make those! Yum! and Luke gave them a "10" .....so that good enough for me!

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    1. Right?!?! And he's a cookie connoisseur ;)

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  13. My daughter and I were watching your snapchat about this yesterday and she said "These look yum!! I want one!" So now I'm gonna have to make them on a rainy day too. Thanks for sharing!! :)

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    1. YAY! Hope she enjoys them as much as my kids!

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  14. These look so yummy and i love that you show step by step in pictures. =) Definitely going to make these with my kiddos.

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    1. I'm a visual person and love step by step pics - so I always try to include them :)

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  15. They look and sound amazing. I can't wait to make them!

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  16. My favorites! Sea salt, caramels, chocolate chips, cookie dough, and pretzels for the win!!! Thanks for posting the recipe with photos!

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  17. These sound great. Where is the original recipe from? Thanks!

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    1. Hey! I added it to the bottom of the post! I'm HORRIBLE about either jotting recipes down or screenshotting.

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  18. My daughter and I made these and they came out great! They're just the perfect amount of sweet and salty. Thanks for the recipe!

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