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Caramel Sea Salt Cookie Cups

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time9 minsTotal Time39 mins

Although these were a little difficult to make they turned out to be one of our favorite cookie creations, they truly taste amazing!

Caramel Sea Salt Cookie Cups

  cup brown sugar
  cup granulated sugar
 ½ cup butter, softened
 ½ tsp vanilla extract
 1 egg
 1 cup all purpose flour
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ¼ tsp kosher salt
 1 tsp sea salt
 ½ cup caramel bites
 ½ cup pecans, crushed

Gather all of your ingredients and preheat the oven to 375 degrees.


In a medium sized bowl blend the sugars, butter, vanilla, and egg.


Next stir in the flour, baking soda, and kosher salt. The dough should become a thick consistency.


Chop the caramel and crush the pecans then fold into your cookie batter.


Salt your muffin pan lightly with sea salt, roll your cookie dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, place them into the pan and lightly salt again. Bake for 8-9 minutes. (Pro tip: Using a silicone muffin pan is ideal as the melted caramel gets very sticky and greasing a metal pan or using paper liners isn’t guaranteed to do the trick.)


After baking let the pan cool for about 10 minutes on the counter. Next place the entire muffin pan on a cooling rack and place in the freezer for 20 minutes so the fat from the butter, pecans, and caramel will solidify before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie cup

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 167Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%

Saturated Fat 5g25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 241mg11%
Potassium 48mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 22g8%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 13g
Protein 2g4%

Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.