Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

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Amber Published: August 4, 2021
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

How To Make Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These cookie bars have so much going for them! Rich, chocolate-studded dough base and gooey and luscious caramel all in one delicious treat.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 2⅛cupsall purpose flour
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • 12tbspbutter,melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 1cuplight brown sugar
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 1large egg
  • 1large egg yolk
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupchocolate chips

For Caramel::

  • 12tbspbutter
  • cupssugar
  • 14ozsweetened condensed milk,(1 can)
  • 3tbsplight corn syrup
  • 1tspvanilla
  • ½tspsalt,preferably sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 11×7-inch pan or baking dish with foil and spray heavily with cooking spray.

  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda.

  3. In a large bowl combine butter, brown sugar, and sugar and mix until smooth. Add egg, egg yolk, and vanilla and mix again and until smooth.

  4. Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix until dough comes together. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread half of the dough into the prepared baking dish.

  5. Add butter and sugar to a medium sauce pan and stir until butter is completely melted. Add condensed milk and corn syrup and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and whisk 6-8 minutes until mixture reaches a golden caramel color. Stir in vanilla and salt.

  6. Poor caramel into the pan over the cookie dough. Drop tablespoons of remaining dough onto the caramel until all of the cookie dough is used up.

  7. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out mostly clean. If serving as bars, allow to cool completely before cutting into squares. If serving warm, serve it after removing from oven and top with ice cream.


  • Calories: 825.72kcal
  • Fat: 37.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 23.28g
  • Trans Fat: 1.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.45g
  • Carbohydrates: 116.74g
  • Fiber: 1.32g
  • Sugar: 94.93g
  • Protein: 8.16g
  • Cholesterol: 127.17mg
  • Sodium: 381.97mg
  • Calcium: 169.43mg
  • Potassium: 214.67mg
  • Iron: 1.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 276.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.17mg
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