Hey all, and happy Wednesday!
Let’s recap some food from yesterday before we get into a new recipe! Head over to Peas and Crayons to find out more!
Cookies ‘n Cream Protein Milkshake
Chocolate Pudding (mmm)
Chicken, rice, peppers powerbowl!
Leftover Chili. My mom and dad’s chili is one of my all time favorites. It is the perfect meal on a chilly day, and especially a snowy one! Aaron and I happened to be out a little later than normal looking at houses, so I was more than ready for some warm, satisfying food!
Now, the real reason you are here! I believe it has something to do with these:
Mmm! I first tried these out in Oregon the night I arrived. Kristy’s friend gave her some for dessert since she had to come pick me up at the airport, and let me have one. I immediately needed the recipe.
This isn’t that hard, and is pretty awesome. I actually used a lot of chocolate chips, but it was too much, so I decided I needed to cut back on it!
- 2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 12 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
- 1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 large egg yolk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
- 10 ounces caramel candy squares, unwrapped
- 3 tablespoons heavy cream
- Sea salt, for sprinkling over caramel and bars
- Preheat oven to 325.
- Spray a glass 11 x7 dish with cooking spray.
- Remove the wrappers on the caramel candy.
- Beat the butter and sugars together until they are creamy.
- Beat in the egg, egg yolk, vanilla
- Mix in the dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking soda).
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- In a microwaveable bowl, put the heavy whipping cream and caramel candy. Microwave it for about 2 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to stir! It will get clumpy and hard if you leave it out.
- While that is cooking, put HALF of the cookie dough on the bottom of the pan.
- Immediately drizzle caramel on top of the cookie dough in the dish. Make sure you do it as soon as it is melted, or it will harden and not be very fun. Sprinkle Sea Salt all over the caramel.
- I’d wait a few minutes after pouring it on until it actually does harden a bit. I did not do this, and it became a larger mess than I anticipated.
- When you think it has cooled, start dropping spoonfuls of remaining cookie dough on top of the caramel. Spread them out so it covers the dish.
- Before they went in the oven. See how messy the caramel was because I didn’t let it cool?
- Sprinkle Sea Salt on top.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until it has turned a golden brown
Let it cool for quite some time. If you don’t (like I didn’t because I was too impatient!), it turns into a gooey mess, and doesn’t taste as good as it will when it has cooled!
Chocolate chips- can you ever have too many?
Are you a caramel fan?
What is your favorite cookie?