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Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt Caramel Chips

written by Dajana 7. December 2018
Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt Caramel Chips

These chocolate cookies with sea salt caramel chips make the world a better place. They simply have it all: sea salt caramel chips, chocolate chips in a delicious chocolate cookie dough with a pinch of cinnamon.

A sweet and salty dream

Why just use chocolate chips if you can also use sea salt caramel chips for your cookies to make them even tastier? Well, enough said – we used both and they blend together in a heavenly way in this scrumptious cookie. Everything about these cookies is simply perfect: they are chewy and have the right balance between sweet and salty. Also, you could of course leave out the chocolate chips since you will already use cocoa for the cookie dough, but we highly recommend you to add at least some chocolate chips to the dough too to make the cookies even more delicious.

Let’s make some cookies!

You will probably already have almost all the ingredients at home and can find sea salt caramel chips at your local grocery store or order them online. The cookie dough for these sea salt caramel chocolate cookies is prepared in only about ten minutes. All you will need to do is mix all ingredients in a large bowl and blend them well. We prepared some pretty big cookies, similar to the ones you usually get at your favorite coffee shop. This recipe is the perfect amount for about 20-24 big cookies. If you prefer smaller cookies, you can of course also make some smaller ones. In this case the dough will be enough for about 35-40 cookies.

It’s hard to be sad when you’re eating a cookie.

How to make cookies like a pro?

When you roll the cookie dough into approximately 1 inch balls (=size of a big walnut), make sure to wet your hands with water to avoid the dough sticking to your hands. Also, never put more than 5 cookie dough balls on the baking tray in order to avoid them sticking to each other and not being perfectly round. Make sure not to over bake them: Your cookies will be baked in about 8-10 minutes. We recommend to take them out of the oven while they are still a bit soft. Please remember that even though they might seem a bit too soft when you take them out of the oven, once they cool down they will be perfectly chewy and will stay fresh for about 4-6 days if stored correctly. Let them cool on the tray or enjoy them still warm with a tea, coffee or a glass of milk.

When in doubt, bake cookies.

You are still looking for a nice and sweet little Christmas present for your colleagues, friends or family? Simply double the amount of all ingredients, make a bunch more of these delicious chocolate cookies with sea salt caramel and prepare little cookie presents for Christmas. You could also add a little note with this recipe. Trust me when I say, they will love this little present. Sweet, delicious and most importantly made with love.

Cookie is the answer. Who cares what the question is.

Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt Caramel Chips

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Serves: 20-24 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2/3 cups sea salt caramel baking chips
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare a baking tray and use baking paper.
  2. Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. Add the eggs and beat everything well.
  4. Stir together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually blend into butter mixture and blend well.
  5. Stir in the caramel and chocolate chips.
  6. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and put them on a baking sheet leaving enough space between them.
  7. Put max. 5 dough balls on the tray.
  8. Dip a fork into water; then flatten each ball with the fork, making a crisscross pattern.
  9. Bake in a preheated 180 degrees C oven for about 8-10 minutes.
  10. Take the cookies out of the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet.

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