Salty Salted Caramel Shortbread Cookies

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare

By
@Kitkat777

This is the 7th day of Christmas cookie.... MMMM Chocolte & Peanut Butter. Yummy....


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Serves:

36

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

COOKIES:

1 1/2 c
unslated butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour

TOPPING:

1 pkg
caramels, unwrapped
2 Tbsp
milk
4 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
coarse salt,

Directions Step-By-Step

1
First pre-heat the oven to 350F. in a large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups butter with the electric mixer on high speed until creamy. Then beat in the sugar & vanilla. Then on low speed add in the flour until well blended.
2
Next divide the dough in half between 2 sheets of waxed paper. Then roll 1 portion of the dough to 1/4 inch in thickness. Then cut with a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter. Then place on an ungreased cookie sheet, place the cutouts about 2 inches apart. Then repeat with the remaining dough.
3
Next bake for about 12 to 14 mins or until set & a light golden brown. Make sure not to over bake. Then remove from the cookie sheets & place on a cooling rack to completely cool.
4
Then in a small microwaveable bowl, microwave the caramele & the milk uncovered on high for about 2 mins & 30 seconds. Make sure to stir every 30 seconds until melted & smooth. Then frost each cookie with about 1 rounded tsp. caramel mixture.
5
Then in another small bowl microwavwable bowl melt the chocolate & 1 tbsp. butter uncovered on high for about 1 min & 30 seconds. Make sure to stir every 30 seconds untill melted & smooth. Then drizzle the chocoalte over each cookie & sprinkle with the salt. Then let stand until set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #chips, #salt