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Thick, chewy, buttery & gooey Caramelita Cookies! All the glories of the bar wrapped into a ball & baked into a delicious treat!

Caramelita Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 dozen
Author Julie Blanner

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ c flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ c butter melted
  • 1 ¼ c brown sugar packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg 1 egg yolk
  • 1 ½ c chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ c oats
  • caramels
  • salt in a grinder

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cornstarch & salt. Set aside.
  2. Combine butter, brown sugar, vanilla, & egg until just slightly beaten. Slowly incorporate dry ingredients, followed by chocolate chips & oats.
  3. Chill dough 2+ hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Make small dough balls, press, add a caramel & press another dough ball around it to encase it. I do this using a cookie scoop, dividing it into halves. Crack salt on top.
  5. Bake 10 minutes.