Salted Caramel Biscuits Recipe – Amazing and Easy Cookies from Scratch

This post was most recently updated on March 2nd, 2020

This easy recipe is a favourite in our household. My girls (8&6) LOVE caramel, so salted caramel biscuits are, of course, often requested.

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These salted caramel biscuits are crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle and oh so yummy. The girls can make them by themselves (with supervision), and my boy (2) loves to help.

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Where did this Salted Caramel Cookie recipe come from?

My grandma was a fabulous baker, I have adapted many of her recipes. She used to make what she called ‘malt biscuits’ but they had no malt in them, but they did have sultanas or raisins.

When I was a kid I really disliked the burnt raisins on the bottom, and now I am a grown up so I have changed the recipe to suit me better! So here you go, salted caramel cookies or in my world – salted caramel biscuits.

Dear Mr 2 decided he needed to be chief stirrer today!

These salted caramel cookies are super easy and really delicious. They whip up quickly all in one pot, and are a hit with the children. Pin this to save for later, you will be glad you did!

Salted Caramel Cookies

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Quicky, simple and easy - these salted caramel cookies are done all in a pot and are simply amazing.

Ingredients

  • 125 grams Butter, or 1 stick
  • 2 Tablespoons Golden Syrup
  • 1 Cup White Sugar
  • 2 Cups White Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda, (baking soda)
  • 1 small teaspoon Table Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170C/340F.
  2. In a large pot melt the butter, syrup and sugar and bring to a boil.These salted caramel cookies are super easy and really delicious. They whip up quickly all in one pot, and are a hit with the children. Pin this to save for later, you will be glad you did!
  3. Take off of the heat and add all of the other ingredients.These salted caramel cookies are super easy and really delicious. They whip up quickly all in one pot, and are a hit with the children. Pin this to save for later, you will be glad you did!
  4. Mix well.
  5. Roll into golf ball sized balls and place on a lined tray. Flatten slightly with a fork.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until a nice caramel golden colour, don't over bake.These salted caramel cookies are super easy and really delicious. They whip up quickly all in one pot, and are a hit with the children. Pin this to save for later, you will be glad you did!
  7. Like most cookies - Best served warm with a glass of cold milk!

Notes

Due to the sugar content of these biscuits if you overcook them they can be quite hard - nothing dunking in a glass of milk or a cup of coffee wouldn't fix! But do err on the side of caution when setting your timer.

WARNING these are dangerously delicious and we may have almost totally eaten the whole batch within an hour of them being baked when I was getting photos for this post!Will store in a sealed tin for up to two weeks - but you will have to lock them up and hide the key.Will freeze in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

 

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4 thoughts on “Salted Caramel Biscuits Recipe – Amazing and Easy Cookies from Scratch”

  1. Left them in oven for the advised 20 mins and when they cooled they were hard as rocks to the extent I was worried about breaking a tooth.

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  2. These cookies were delicious! I made them and the few that were left after the first 10m got very hard to eat, solution: dip in a hot chocolate or tea.
    Thank you for these amazing cookies ❤️

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  3. Hi! I made these and they are soooo yummy. The cookies that weren’t eaten in the first 10m out of the oven (there weren’t many!) went a bit hard but with a hot chocolate or tea they are very good. Thank you!

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