I’m all about salted caramel everything, especially when it comes to desserts. I like it with my cheesecake, in my ice cream, and especially on top of my cookies.
These cute little cookie cups are the perfect, bite-sized, sweet-but-salty, pick-me-up. I bet you can’t eat just one.
how should I store these cookies?
These cookies are amazing. They are so simple to make, and have the best flavor to them.
If you are have any leftover, after serving them, then you should store them in an airtight container.
I usually put them in my pantry or on my counter in an airtight container for up to three days.
They are usually gone within the first day of making them, but on a rare occasion there are any leftover they don’t last long.
If you are making them ahead of time, and want to freeze them, we don’t recommend this as much. The caramel doesn’t really get back to it’s original softness when you do this, so we don’t prefer or recommend it.
However, if you do, they will still be delicious. We recommend putting them in an airtight container, and removing them from the freezer 24 hours before serving them, to allow them to thaw properly.
recipe tips and shortcuts:
I am all about life hacks, and making life easy. When it comes to recipe shortcuts, I am all over it, because I’d much rather spend more time with my friends and family, than in the kitchen.
We have a few recipe shortcuts that might be helpful to you, if you are looking to save a little time in the kitchen.
Here is what we recommend:
-Pre-made sugar cookie dough: Of course, this cookie don’t won’t taste as delicious as our homemade dough, but it will do the trick. It will save you 15 minutes of making and 5 minutes of clean up time.
Which is great, if you are anything like me and do not love doing dishes.
-Pre made caramels: This recipe calls for pre made caramels, which is a total time saver. I also get nervous making homemade caramel, because it’s a little intimidating to me.
However, if you are looking to make homemade caramel, we recommend using our Easy Microwave Homemade Caramel recipe.
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Salted Caramel Cookie Cups Recipe
- 2¾ cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1¼ cups granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 11 ounces caramels 1 bag, unwrapped
- ½ cup evaporated milk
- ½ cup chocolate chips (I used milk chocolate, but semi-sweet would be tasty)
- coarse sea salt for topping
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a mini muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
- In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
- In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until it is fluffy.
- Stir in egg and vanilla, then slowly add in the flour mixture until it is completely combined.
- Roll into 1" size balls and place in muffin tin. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until they start to turn golden on the edges. Let them cool completely.
- In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together caramels and evaporated milk until smooth (about 3-5 minutes). Remove from heat, and spoon onto cookies.
- Drizzle each cookie with melted chocolate chips and sprinkle with course sea salt.
- Mini Muffin Tin
- small bowl
- Large Bowl