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Salted Caramel Chocolate Thumbprints #recipe #BringTheCOOKIES

Salted Caramel Chocolate Thumbprints

Yield: 2 dozen cookies
Cook Time: 10 mins
Soft chocolate cookies filled with salted caramel frosting- these Salted Caramel Chocolate Thumbprints are the perfect holiday indulgence.


  • For the cookies:
  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/4 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Fleur de Sel salt for sprinkling


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg until well combined.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Stir to combine. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet and beat until just combined.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 20 minutes or until easy enough to handle. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and press your finger tip into the center of each ball to form an indention.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely before filling.
  • To make the frosting, beat together all of the ingredients (aside from the salt) with a mixer until light and fluffy. Pipe the frosting in to the indention of each cookie. Sprinkle with Fleur de Sel.