Cashew-Caramel Cookies Recipe

Cashew-Caramel Cookies Recipe

How To Make Cashew-Caramel Cookies

Nutty caramel cookies are made nuttier with the incorporation of cashew into this recipe. These treats are perfect for all nut lovers.

Preparation: 12 minutes
Cooking: 13 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1cupall purpose flour
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupssalted cashews,roasted
  • 2tbspcanola oil,plus 1 tsp
  • 1unsalted butter stick
  • ¾cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 1large egg
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • 24cubesoft caramel candy
  • ¼cupheavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour and salt together. Coarsely chop 1 cup cashews; set aside.

  2. Process remaining cashews in a food processor until finely chopped. Pour in oil. Process until mixture is creamy.

  3. Put cashew mixture, butter, and sugars in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; mix on medium speed until fluffy.

  4. Mix in egg and vanilla. Reduce speed to low; gradually add flour mixture. Mix in reserved chopped cashews.

  5. Shape dough into 1½-inch balls; space 2 inches apart on 2 parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 6 minutes; gently flatten with a spatula.

  6. Bake for 6 to 7 minutes more until bottoms are just golden. Let cool completely on sheets on wire racks.

  7. Melt caramels with cream in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring. Let cool. Using a spoon, drizzle caramel over cookies; let set. Store airtight in single layers.


  • Calories: 455.28kcal
  • Fat: 26.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.75g
  • Fiber: 1.24g
  • Sugar: 32.30g
  • Protein: 8.04g
  • Cholesterol: 43.95mg
  • Sodium: 161.58mg
  • Calcium: 55.75mg
  • Potassium: 271.36mg
  • Iron: 2.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 93.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.26mg
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