Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Cookies

Rebecca Siegel (CC-BY)
  • 12 tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons Dark cocoa powder
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1¼ teaspoons Sea salt
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups Brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 48 Caramels, cut in half
  • Kosher salt for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in the cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat.

In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

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In a separate large mixing bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the brown sugar, and vanilla extract. until combined.

Gradually stir in melted butter and cocoa mixture. Mix until smooth. Mix in the flour mixture until just combined.

Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of cookie dough on parchment lined baking sheets. Press 3-4 pieces of halved caramels into each cookie round of cookie dough. Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes.

Sprinkle each cookie with a bit kosher salt when removed from oven.

Cool for 1 minute, then lift whole cookie-laden parchment paper from baking sheet and place on cooling rack or dry flat surface to cool

(Servings: 48)

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118.42
Calories From Fat (30%) 35.49
Calories From Protein (5%) 5.80
Calories From Carbs (65%) 76.71
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0.42
% Daily Value
Total Fat 4.05g 6%
Saturated Fat 2.61g 13%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.95g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.18g
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g
Cholesterol 18.56mg 6%
Sodium 87.60mg 4%
Potassium 66.15mg 2%
Carbohydrates 19.86g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 2%
Sugar 14.40g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 19.45g
Protein 1.43g 3%
Vitamin A 101.09IU 2%
Vitamin C 0.05mg 0%
Calcium 24.27mg 2%
Iron 0.52mg 3%
Vitamin E 0.40IU 4%
Vitamin D 0.83IU 0%
Thiamin 0.04mg 3%
Riboflavin 0.07mg 4%
Niacin 0.35mg 2%
Vitamin B6 0.01mg 1%
Folate 11.50µg 3%
Vitamin B12 0.04µg 1%
Pantothenic Acid 0.13mg 1%
Phosphorus 27.68mg 3%
Magnesium 7.82mg 2%
Zinc 0.16mg 1%
Copper 0.05mg 3%
Manganese 0.08mg 4%
Selenium 2.91µg 4%
Alcohol 0.06g
Caffeine 1.03mg
Water 4.20g

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