Friday, April 7, 2017
Salted Caramel Applesauce Cookies
That, and they just taste better.
In any event, I recently discovered salted caramel chips, and these things are a wonder. Riffing a bit on the traditional Tollhouse Cookie recipe, I devised a salted caramel applesauce cookie that is soft and sweet with just that hint of salt to balance things out.
Salted Caramel Applesauce cookies
1 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
1 1/2 cup organic raw or turbinado sugar
2 sticks organic butter (either salted or unsalted will work)
1 t. organic vanilla extract
1/2 cup applesauce (I used homemade)
2 1/2 cup organic flour
2 cups salted caramel chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Mix first six ingredients together until smooth. Mix in flour and chips to make a reasonably stiff batter. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets, and bake for 10-12 minutes. (My oven requires about 12 minutes; you should see just the barest hint of brown on the tips when they are done.)
Makes 3-4 dozen.
Correction: there is no butter in this recipe, but there are two eggs. So sorry!
Posted by Jennifer Lorenzetti at 3:31 PM