SALTED CARAMEL & PECAN OATMEAL COOKIES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

These cookies have got to be heavenly, judging by the ingredients! Oatmeal and caramel? Oh yes!
Recipe:Comfort Food 2013/Midwest Living
Photo: www.annarbor.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 48 cookes
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1 c
packed dark brown sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
3 c
rolled oats
1 pkg
(11 oz.) caramel baking bits
1 c
pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
coarse sea salt

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, brown sugar, 1 tsp. salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined.
2Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the remaining flour. Stir in oats, caramel baking bits and pecans.
3Using a tablespoon drop 1-1/2-inch mounds of dough 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
4Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 11 to 12 minutes, until the edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheets for 3 to 4 minutes; remove to a wire rack. Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #salty-sweet