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Salted Caramel Apple Cookies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 30

The tempting combination of caramel and apples together in a cookie -- perfect for cool fall days. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ salted caramel cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch
1
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons apple pie spice
3/4
cup finely chopped peeled apple (1 medium)
1/2
cup chopped pecans
15
caramels, unwrapped (from 14-oz bag)
1
tablespoon heavy whipping cream
1
teaspoon coarse sea salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, apple pie spice, apple and pecans; stir until stiff dough forms and apple pieces are worked into dough. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; flatten each cookie slightly with hand.
  • 2
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 4 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and cream uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until caramels are melted. Stir in salt. Drizzle warm glaze over tops of cookies. Let stand about 15 minutes or until set. Store at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • For even baking, make sure cookies are the same size.
  • Apple pie spice is a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cardamom. Perfect for fall baking!
  • Granny Smith apples were used in this recipe -- choose your favorite baking apple, such as McIntosh, Braeburn or Jonathan.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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