Yield: 24 cookies

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies have a chewy cookie base filled with ribbons of sweet caramel. This easy recipe turns a familiar favorite cookie into an extra decadent treat!


  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 24 caramels, unwrapped


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (to keep any gooey caramel from sticking). Set aside.
    2. With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. Add dry ingredients half at a time, until well combined.
    3. Stir in chocolate chips.
    4. Scoop a tablespoon of cookie dough onto baking sheets. Place one caramel on cookie dough. Add a second tablespoon on top and make sure the sides are closed so caramel doesn’t ooze out. Do this with remaining cookies.
    5. Bake 12-14 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes before moving to cooling rack to cool completely.


  • Don't forget the parchment paper. Whenever caramel is involved, be extra vigilant to prevent it from sticking to your counter or bakeware. The parchment will catch any stray melting caramel for easy clean up.
  • Close sides of cookie dough. Before baking, make sure the top and bottom sides of each cookie dough ball are touching. This will keep the caramel from leaking out of the cookie as it bakes. You can gently pinch the sides together if needed.
  • Storing. Transfer cooled cookies to an airtight container. Store at room temperature and enjoy within 4-5 days for best taste.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 260Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 147mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 3g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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