CARAMEL STUFFED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies start with our BEST EVER chocolate chip cookies, then stuffed with soft, sweet caramel & baked until golden brown.

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies need to be a staple in every home, not just ours. Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! What a fun treat to celebrate. We make chocolate chip cookies at least once a month and each batch doesn’t last long! I took one simple ingredient and made our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe even better. Caramel. Seriously! It’s a no-brainer- you’ve got to try them.

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Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are everything perfect about chocolate chip cookies, plus gooey caramel centers that make these cookies even more irresistible!

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup salted caramel chips
  • 2 4-oz bags SOFT caramels
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. {I use these parchment sheets– love them!}
  2. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and shortening. Add in sugars and eggs and mix once more.
  3. Add in 1/2 the flour, the baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Add in remaining flour and mix until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and salted caramel chips. {If you can’t find these, just use 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chips instead. I find them at my local Kroger grocery store and they’re heavenly!}
  4. Scoop heaping tablespoons of dough (I use this cookie scoop here) and take 1 unwrapped caramel and stuff it in the center. Adjust the dough around the caramel so that it’s covered completely.
  5. Place 9 balls of dough on a cookie sheet and bake for 9-10 minutes.
  6. Once baked, transfer to a cooling rack. Let cool a few minutes and ENJOY!

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Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are everything perfect about chocolate chip cookies, plus gooey caramel centers that make these cookies even more irresistible! Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are everything perfect about chocolate chip cookies, plus gooey caramel centers that make these cookies even more irresistible! Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are everything perfect about chocolate chip cookies, plus gooey caramel centers that make these cookies even more irresistible! Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are everything perfect about chocolate chip cookies, plus gooey caramel centers that make these cookies even more irresistible!

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CARAMEL STUFFED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies start with our BEST EVER chocolate chip cookies, then stuffed with soft, sweet caramel & baked until golden brown.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 .5 dozen
Author Butter With A Side of Bread

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup salted caramel chips
  • 2 4- oz bags SOFT caramels

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. {I use these parchment sheets– love them!}
  2. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and shortening. Add in sugars and eggs and mix once more. Add in 1/2 the flour, the baking soda, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Add in remaining flour and mix until combined. Stir in chocolate chips and salted caramel chips. {If you can't find these, just use 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chips instead. I find them at my local Kroger grocery store and they're heavenly!}
  3. Scoop heaping tablespoons of dough (I use this cookie scoop here) and take 1 unwrapped caramel and stuff it in the center. Adjust the dough around the caramel so that it's covered completely.
  4. Place 9 balls of dough on a cookie sheet and bake for 9-10 minutes.
  5. Once baked, transfer to a cooling rack. Let cool a few minutes and ENJOY!

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12 COMMENTS

  1. Oh gosh. These look fantastic! Where do you find the salted caramel chips? I’ve never heard of them, but now I need them in my life immediately!

    • I want to know too Kara!! I can’t even find them by googling! I wonder if they’re the little caramel bits?? Waiting to hear!!!

      • Hi Donna – you can actually find bags of soft caramels at most grocery stores! Look on the candy aisle- the 2 most popular brands are Werthers and Lancaster. They say “Soft Caramels” right on the package. I even found them in the checkout lane at Walmart! Chances are you’ve seen them, you just don’t realize it. 😉

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