SALTED CARAMEL & PECAN OATMEAL COOKIES

Ellen Bales

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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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Beat 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.
3
Using 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.
4
Bake 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