Salted Caramel Oatmeal Cookies

from ButterYum

makes 70 cookies

  • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 11-ounce package caramel bits
  • coarse or flake sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.  
  2. In the bowl of a heavy duty stand mixer, cream butter and brown sugar.  
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well.  
  4. Add flour, salt, and baking soda; mix well.  
  5. Stir in the oats and caramel bits. 
  6. Use a #50 scoop to portion 12 cookies per silpat lined sheet pan and flatten slightly.
  7. Sprinkle with a few flakes of coarse salt.  
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until they begin to turn golden around the edges.  
  9. Allow cookies to rest on sheet pan for a few minutes before removing.  
  10. Cookies are best served slightly warm.  
  11. Store in an airtight container.