Rather positive I saved the greatest cookie for very last. Yup salted caramel stuffed chocolate snickerdoodles! Even though it may appear to be crazy to throw all of these flavors at you, I think you will uncover that the caramel, cinnamon and chocolate paired alongside one another make just one of the ideal Christmas cookies you will at any time consume. At any time, ever, ever.

It took me a although to arrive up with this certain recipe for a couple causes. 1st, I required to arrive up with a gorgeous recipe that would knock it out of the park at all your cookie exchanges. Upcoming, I desired a cookie that could just modify your life for the greater. Finally, I wanted to develop a cookie recipe that felt indulgent enough to enjoy through the holiday break period. (Occasionally we can only do so several balanced cookie recipes, ya sense me?)

If any cookie can fulfill all of individuals items, it’s these lousy boys.

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Components in these chocolate snickerdoodles

Chocolate dough is laced with a cinnamon sugar zip and wrapped all around a giant sq. caramel. They’re then baked and topped with flakes of sea salt for a sweet and salty combo like you’ve hardly ever had just before. Here’s what you’ll require to make them:

  • Flour: we’re making use of normal all purpose flour for the fantastic cookie texture.
  • Cocoa powder: get that superb, deep chocolate flavor from higher-high-quality cocoa powder.
  • Product of tartar: this is necessary for that correct snickerdoodle taste!
  • Baking staples: you’ll also require ground cinnamon, baking soda, vanilla extract, and salt.
  • Butter: some unsalted butter provides the excellent total of moisture.
  • Sugar: we’re utilizing both of those brown sugar and granulated white sugar for sweetness.
  • Eggs: you will need to have 1 egg and 1 egg yolk.
  • Delicate caramels: we’re adding a chewy delicate caramel proper into the middle of every single cookie!
  • For rolling: before baking, remember to roll your cookies in a combination of cinnamon and sugar for that snickerdoodle seem.

The typical snickerdoodle important: cream of tartar

You may be unfamiliar with product of tartar but it’s definitely critical in each and every snickerdoodle cookie recipe, which include these chocolate snickerdoodles! It provides the cookies an astounding, delicate texture mainly because it helps prevent the sugar from crystallizing, and it reacts with the baking soda to make them puffy and delectable. Cream of tartar also has a very slight acidic flavor that pairs with the sugar and that you’ll obtain in common snickerdoodles.

chocolate snickerdoodles stuffed with caramel in a stack

Can I make them gluten no cost?

I have not tested these chocolate snickerdoodle cookies with a different flour so I can’t endorse a gluten cost-free substitute listed here. Look at out all of my gluten totally free cookie recipes listed here!

How to make caramel stuffed chocolate snickerdoodles

Including a smooth caramel to each individual cookie might look tricky, so I’m below to clearly show you an uncomplicated, move-by-move guide for carrying out so! The trick to rolling the dough is appropriate in these pics.

a caramel on top of chocolate snickerdoodle dough

Action 1: once you’ve built your dough, grab about 2 tablespoons of it, flatten it, and location a caramel in the middle.

rolling a caramel into chocolate snickerdoodles

rolling a dough ball for chocolate snickerdoodles

Phase two: thoroughly roll the dough all-around the caramel until eventually it is in a ball. Make confident none of the caramel is displaying.

chocolate snickerdoodle dough ball

Stage 3: when you have your chocolate snickerdoodle cookie dough ball, roll it in the cinnamon-sugar combination

chocolate snickerdoodles stuffed with caramel

Indeed of course yesssssss, who else is prepared to bake up a small cookie heaven? This is what Santa genuinely needs for Christmas. (And all of your beloved types also.)

I’m heading to be creating these for a holiday break celebration we have coming up. I’m confident they’ll be gone in a matter of minutes…Pull them apart or chunk into a melt-in-your-mouth cookie with a chewy center and properly crisp edges.

Storing & freezing guidelines

  • To retailer: keep these cookies in an airtight container at room temp for up to 5 times. Fantastic for sharing over the holidays!
  • To freeze: you can either freeze the chocolate snickerdoodle dough OR the freshly baked cookies for later. Get all of my recommendations for executing both of those here!

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Recipe by: Evi Madison | Photography by: Sarah Fennel