Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Caramel- Filled Cookies

We Came across these amazing morsels and they are beyond decadent!

Here is the blog where I found the recipe: Hayley Parker, The Domestic Rebel: http://thedomesticrebel.com/2012/12/17/deep-dish-chocolate-chip-caramel-filled-cookies/

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 12

Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies baked deep-dish style and stuffed with gooey caramel candy.

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Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup white sugar

1 egg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups all- purpose flour, sifted

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk chocolate chips

12 Ghiradelli Caramel Squares, unwrapped

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease a muffin pan or deep dish cookie pan with cooking spray and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, soda, cornstarch and salt and set aside. Meanwhile in a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until creamy, about a minute. Beat in the egg and vanilla to combine.

Gradually add flour mixture to the butter mixture, beating well after each addition. Once dough has come together, stir the chocolate chips in by hand with a wooden spoon.

Drop a tablespoonful full of dough into the bottom of each cavity. Gently press it to cover the bottom of each cavity. Top with an unwrapped caramel chocolate square. Top the candy with an additional tablespoonful of dough and gently press the top of the dough ball to cover and enclose the candy.

Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or until the centers are set and the edges are golden and lightly crisped. Allow the cookies to cool in the pan about 5 minutes before gently removing to wire racks to cool completely. You can loosen them from the pan very carefully with a butter knife.

**note** you can also make this recipe without a deep dish cookie pan- just drop heaping tablespoonfuls of dough 2-3” apart on a greased or silicone-lined cookie sheet.

I hope you enjoy making these and eating them as much as we do! Happy Baking Everyone! Thanks for stopping by today… I will be on again soon!

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