Salted Caramel Cookies

susan simons


Are your teeth on edge craving something sweet and salty? Relax, you've found it. Here's the harmonious blend of sweet, buttery caramel with just the right touch of salty.

BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE! These complimentary flavors are now wrapped into a slightly chewy, melt-in-your-mouth cookie!


★★★★★ 5 votes

4-5 dozen


  • 2 stick
    imperial margarine
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    instant vanilla pudding (3.4oz box)
  • 1 c
    kraft premium caramel bits, and additional for top of cookies
  • ·
    kosher salt

How to Make Salted Caramel Cookies


  1. Cream together margarine, sugars, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Add 1 1/2 cup flour, pudding mix,salt and baking soda and mix well. Then add last 3/4 cups flour, stir until combined and add caramel bits.
  3. Scoop cookies by tablespoonfuls, dip in small dish of Kosher salt and place on baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Then ad one or two caramel bits to top of each cookie as desired.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 9-11 minutes. Cool on baking sheet 3 to 4 minutes, remove to wire rack to cool completely.

Printable Recipe Card

About Salted Caramel Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #cookie #caramel

Show 19 Comments & Reviews

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

Dinners in under 60 minutes! For those nights where you need to get dinner on the family ASAP, these quick-fix dinners are here to help. Who says that homemade delicious meals require hours to make? These yummy, family-friendly dinners only need an hour from start to finish. Scroll down for classic recipes, new dinner ideas, […]

Easy Weeknight Crock Pot Meals

Easy Weeknight Crock Pot Meals

When I want an easy meal that’s full of flavor, I pull out my Crock Pot. Throw the ingredients in and the slow cooker works its magic. It is great for those days when I just don’t feel like cooking but want to serve my family an impressive dinner. “Also sometimes called Pantry or Cupboard […]

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

What’s better than a bowl of creamy soup on a cold night? Not much in our mind. We can’t think of many better things than warming up with a big bowl of smoky potato bacon soup, thick Zuppa Toscana, or heavenly chicken tortilla soup. Maybe you want to put your slow cooker to use and […]