RICHMOND, Va – Sweet Leanne Fletcher from Big Herm’s Kitchen whipped up a batch of homemade chocolate caramel cookies. You can see more of Sweet Leanne’s delicious treats at Big Herm’s Kitchen at 315 N 2nd Street in Richmond or at http://bighermskitchenrva.com/5175
Sweet Leanne’s Caramel Chocolate Cookies
1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups flour 3/4 tsp salt
Caramel layer: 15 oz bag of caramels 3 Tbsp evaporated milk
Chocolate layer: 2 cups melting dark chocolate
Directions: In a mixer beat butter and sugar. Add vanilla, flour and salt and mix until well combined. Dust countertop with flour. Roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick. With a small circle cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Line a baking pan with parchment paper and place the cookies onto the baking sheet. Bake for 14-16 minutes on 350 Remove from oven and let cookies cool
In a medium saucepan add caramel and evaporated milk. Stir until melted. Use a small scoop and scoop melted caramel onto the cookies covering most of surface
Let the cookie sit for the caramel to set.
In a small microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate wafers for 30 seconds and repeat as needed. Spread over the tops of cooled caramel.
Let chocolate set before eating
Try peanut butter and jelly or
Homemade Raspberry preserve