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A stack of caramel and cinnamon with pecan cookies on a wooden plank.

Caramel and Cinnamon with Pecan Cookies

Barbara Hall
A quick and easy cookie to make that will satisfy both your sweet and salty craving.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Bake Time 39 mins
Chill 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 49 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 34 Cookies
Calories 160 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • ½ cup Butter unsalted 1 stick room temperature
  • 8 ounces Cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup Sugar white 198 g
  • ½ cup Light brown sugar 106 g
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 Eggs room temperature
  • 2-½ cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¾ cup Caramel Chips with Sea Salt
  • ½ cup Cinnamon Chips
  • ½ cup Pecans chopped

Instructions
 

  • Weigh or measure the white and light brown sugars and set them aside. Weight or measure the flour, salt, baking powder and run a whisk through to blend. Juice the lemon and set it aside.
  • With a hand-held or stand mixer, blend the cream cheese and butter for a couple of minutes. Add the sugars and on medium-high speed blend till smooth about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the vanilla extract, lemon juice, and eggs one at a time.
  • Turn the mixer to a low speed and gradually add the flour mixture. Scrape the bowl sides down and add the caramel and cinnamon chips along with the pecans, mix till incorporated. Refrigerate the cookie dough for an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Using a medium-size cookie scooper add twelve scoops to a parchment-lined sheet pan with about 2" between scoops. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Move to a cooling rack when pulled from the oven.

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 96mgPotassium: 46mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 193IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
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