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Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies in a square ceramic dish

Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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These Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies will make you swoon if you’re a fan of sweet and salty treats . Thick, chewy chocolate studded cookies were given a boost of crunch from chunks of Heath bars and a sparkly sea salt garnish.

Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies in a square ceramic dish

Salted Toffee  Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Welcome to our 3rd month of the Blogger CLUE Society. My food blogger friends are each assigned to another blogger’s site and must create and share one of their recipes according to the month’s theme. For January, we’re sharing sparkly dishes…like a champagne cocktail, a sugar-coated dessert or, like in my case, Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies.

My blog assignment this month was my sweet friend from way back, Lisa, of Authentic Suburban Gourmet. She had a plethora of recipes that I was dying to try–how to make a champagne bar, jeweled ornament sugar cookies, smoked brown sugar almonds to name a few. I picked out her salted caramel and chocolate chunk cookies but after searching far and wide for the caramel bits, I resorted to toffee bits.

Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies on a square white plate

 

Triple Duty Cookies

These Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies were the perfect treat after a couple of weeks away from the kitchen. I made a few sans salt for some to be nameless family members and sent a dozen toffee free cookies along with Bill as he head to Iowa to see his mom. All these palates to please. But the toffee studded, sea salt garnished gems were my personal favorites.  My girlfriends also gave them rave reviews. I needed a  fast and fabulous recipe and these fit the bill divinely.

We arrived home from sunny New Zealand to sub-zero temps and a cold house. Yes, our furnace had picked an inopportune time to take a nap. So what’s a chilled girl to do? Turn on the oven and bake. These Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies were easy to make (I love the twist on one of my favorite cookie doughs from Jacque Torres with cake flour, bread flour, baking soda, and baking powder), chewy and packed full of delectable add-ins, plus they warmed my kitchen a wee bit as well.

The ideal trifecta: simple, delicious and warming to the body and soul. I couldn’t have dreamed up a better cookie myself! Thanks, Susan, for the splendid recipe! These Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookie cam out delicious!

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Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Salted Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Cookies with toffee chunks and a sprinkle of flaked sea salt.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 34 minutes
Yield 4 dozen large cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ sticks (1 1/4 cups) butter, at room temperature
  • 1 ½ cups dark brown sugar (or use light brown sugar and add 1 1/2 tablespoons mild molasses)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 ½ cups bread flour
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chunks (I used Ghirardelli bars and chopped them)
  • 1 ½ cups chopped Heath bars (or caramel bits if you can find them)
  • Flaked sea salt

Instructions

  1. In a bowl of a stand mixer fit with paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugars. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Mix in the dry ingredients just till blended. Stir in the toffee and chocolate chunks. Chill dough for 2 to 3 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350º. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and using a medium cookie scoop (about 2 tablespoons), place mounds of dough about 2 inches apart. Top each one with a pinch of the flaked salt.. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. Let cool on baking sheet for a couple minutes before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling. Store in a covered, airtight container.

Notes

Total time does not include chilling time.

Recipe very slightly adapted from Authentic Suburban Gourmet.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1 cookies

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 243mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 1gSugar: 30gProtein: 3g

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