Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies - A soft sugar cookie filled with salted caramel and drizzled with melted semi sweet chocolate.
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Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

A soft sugar cookie filled with salted caramel and drizzled with melted semi sweet chocolate.
Author Katie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 11 ounces caramel bits
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips melted
  • 1 teaspoon flaky salt

Instructions

  • In the bowl of your stand mixer cream together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until fluffy.
  • Mix in the egg, vanilla, salt, and baking soda until thoroughly combined.
  • Add in the flour and mix until incorporated.
  • Form cookies into heaping tablespoon sized balls. Line a large baking sheet with plastic wrap and drop balls of dough onto the lined sheet. Using a round teaspoon press down the center of each dough ball.
  • Freeze for a minimum of 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375ยบ F.
  • Spread cookies 2 inches a part on a lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes (centers will slightly raise) Lightly press down the centers with the same teaspoon you used the first time. Bake for an additional 2 minutes and remove from oven to cool.
  • In a microwave safe bowl melt together caramels and water stirring every 30 seconds until fully melted. Fill the centers of the cookies with the caramel. Top with a pinch of the flaky salt and drizzle with melted chocolate.
  • Store in an airtight container. Enjoy!