Breaking your Resolutions: Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy New Year!

While the world is resetting with juice cleanses and gym classes, I prefer resetting with a classic recipe, as a reminder to your people that they are truly amazing with or without their juice cleanses and weight lifting. And while the world is fixated on losing 10lbs and is filling our existence with messages that are telling us this is the year we become a better person, these cookies are for the people who need a reminder that you’re doing more than alright; the New Year is yours.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 15 caramel squares (I use Kraft vanilla caramel squares)
  • Coarse sea salt, for sprinkling

Assembling the Cookies

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cornstarch in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar together until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Slowly add flour mixture to the wet. Add chocolate chips.
  4. Cover the dough and chill for at least 2 hours.
  5. Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to 325*F.
  6. With your hands, form a tablespoon of cookie dough into a ball. Place unwrapped caramel square in the middle and completely enclose dough around.
  7. Place dough balls on parchment paper lined cookie sheet 1 inch away from each other. Bake for 12-13 minutes.
  8. Once out of the oven immediately sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Transfer to wire rack for cooling.

Enjoy,

-Adele

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