Salted Caramel Cookies #SundaySupper

 Who doesn’t love food?  Who doesn’t love gifts?  With the holidays rapidly approaching (someone shoot me), there’s plenty of gift giving to have.  You can double the pleasure by giving gifts from your kitchen!
The #SundaySupper team has put their gift giving skills to the test this week by putting together an impressive listing of Gifts From The Kitchen for you to share this holiday.  My contribution?  Salted Caramel Cookies!
Cookies are a holiday tradition all over the world.  I’m not sure if it’s because we’re already in the kitchen (so why not bake) or just because we all love to indulge before the New Years resolutions hit.  Maybe it’s because nothing says ‘I Love You’ like a cookie baked from the heart.  Whatever the reason, cookie recipes are plentiful and you can generally find something for everyone on your holiday list.
My Salted Caramel Cookies are a break from the norm.  How many cookies have you seen that are sprinkled with salt?  There’s a magic that happens when you mix caramel and salt.  The people at Starbucks hit the nail on the head with their Salted Caramel Mocha (even my non-coffee-drinking husband is hooked) and I couldn’t miss jumping on the bandwagon.
Salted Caramel Cookies
(Makes 4 dozen)
1 cup butter softened
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
48 soft caramels
Sea SaltPreheat your oven to 375.  In med bowl, beat butter and sugars together, then add eggs and vanilla.  Mix those in until everything is well incorporated.

In separate bowl, mix the flour and baking soda.  Add the flour mix to sugar mix a little at a time.  Mix Well.Take one scoop of dough and wrap it around each of the caramels, forming balls.  Sprinkle the balls generously with sea salt.

Bake on a non-stick cookie sheet for 7 to 10 minutes.  Allow to cool a few minutes on the pan before attempting to remove.
If you wanted to make a ‘mocha’ version, try adding a little mocha or cocoa powder to your dough.
If these cookies aren’t your cup of tea, check out these other great Gifts From The Kitchen that our #SundaySupper team has to share with you today…

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26 Responses to Salted Caramel Cookies #SundaySupper

  1. Renee Dobbs says:

    I have several friends who love the salty/sweet combo of salted caramel. I am sure they would love these cookies.

  2. I can just imagine the combination of flavors on these cookies! This is now on my must try list for Holiday cookies!

  3. Katie says:

    Salty and sweet – the perfect combination! Thanks for sharing this recipe…

  4. Melted caramel in the center of a cookie? Yes please!!!!

  5. Tora Estep says:

    I love salted caramel. This would be a very welcome gift!

  6. Tara says:

    Salted caramel cookies, yummy!! What a lovely gift those would be to receive!!

  7. I love the idea of salted caramel, it´s almost a magic combination. These cookies sounds amazing as a gift!

  8. You had me at caramel. Delish!

  9. Conni Smith says:

    Oh these cookies look great!!

  10. Sarah Reid says:

    Caramel is so big these days, I can’t think of a better showcase!

  11. I love gifts and I love food. And, I love these cookies. Salted caramel is an addiction I’m not willing to give up.

  12. I love caramel. What an interesting cookie. I will have to try it!

  13. I think I may have to add these to my cookie baking list!!

  14. Cindys Recipes says:

    Great gift idea!

  15. Kim Bee says:

    I absolutely have to make these. Divine.

  16. Laura Hunter says:

    I have been wanting to try salted caramel. I only recently discovered that I do like caramel. I think these cookies might be a good way to try it

  17. I definitely want to make these–and I never make anything. Oh, MAN they sound good (and actually doable!)

  18. Megan Wood says:

    You had me at salted caramel cookies. I am making these for sure this holiday season!

  19. Soni says:

    Love Caramel and love these cookies!!Looks absolutely delicious and a great idea for a holiday gift 🙂

  20. you got me with salted caramel. I would just about to anything for some salted caramel cookies right now. Yummy!

  21. I agree Caramel and Sea Salt is a Diving combination. Ilove using ist in cookies. Sounds delicious.

  22. Mmmm….salted caramels are one of my favorite things EVER, so I’m sure I’d love these. Fantastic idea.

  23. seetfei says:

    These cookies definitely my cup of tea! Love the combination of sweet and salty taste. Yum!

  24. I love any cookie with caramel in it.

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