Black Sea Salted Caramel Cookies
  1. Heat the oven to 375°F. Line two half sheet cookie pans with parchment paper or even better, Silpats.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add the egg, vanilla and milk; beat until mixed.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine the baking soda, baking powder, pudding mix, and flour.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until combined.
  6. Shape the cookie dough into one-inch balls. For each cookie, place a half a caramel candy in the center and wrap the cookie dough around the candy.
  7. Put the sea salt into a shallow dish. Dip the top of the cookie into the salt.
  8. Place the dough balls, with the bottom slightly flattened onto prepared cookie pans about 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake 10-12 minutes or until the cookie edges are light golden brown.
  10. Allow the cookies to cool 5 minutes before transferring to cooling racks to cool completely.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from