Caramel Cookies

Donna Hay's Jersey Caramel Cookies

The most deliciously sweet jersey caramel cookies!
4.75 from 4 votes
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: Biscuits/Cookies
Keyword: jersey caramel cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 161kcal

Equipment

  • Stove-top or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 60 g unsalted butter
  • cup (115g) golden syrup
  • cup (60g) brown sugar
  • cup (225g) self-raising flour sifted
  • 8 jersey caramels or any soft caramels, halved

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Line 2 baking trays with baking paper and set aside.
  • Melt the butter, golden syrup and brown sugar together in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until all of the sugar has dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  • Sift the self-raising flour on top of the caramel liquid. Stir until a soft dough forms.
  • Form tablespoon sized balls with the dough and place onto the baking trays.
  • Press down lightly and pop a halved jersey caramel on top.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until just golden (be careful not to overcook or the jersey caramels will run).
  • Leave on the baking trays for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Line 2 baking trays with baking paper and set aside.
  • Place the butter, golden syrup and brown sugar into the TM bowl. Melt for 2 minutes, Speed 2, 80 degrees. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Melt for a further 2 minutes, Speed 2, 80 degrees. Leave to cool slightly.
  • Add the self-raising flour to the TM bowl and mix on Speed 2 for 20 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat.
  • Form tablespoon sized balls with the dough and place onto the baking trays. Press down lightly and pop a halved jersey caramel on top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until just golden (be careful not to overcook or the jersey caramels will run).
  • Leave on the baking trays for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days (the cookies will soften over time).

Nutrition

Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.2mg