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Easy Caramel Apple Spice Cookies

Love how easy and basic this recipe is for a delicious cookie that’s always a hit with family and friends. Grab some pantry ingredients and bake away!
Course Cookies, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword apple spice, caramel, cookie, cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 22
Author Pam


  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea or kosher salt
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3-4 tbsp caramel syrup
  • •optional add-ins, 1/2 cup mini cinnamon or white chocolate chips, 1 small granny smith apple diced, nice for a variety once in awhile


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper.

    2. In a large mixing bowl,using a hand held mixer or stand mixer, combine softened butter and sugars until fluffy.

    3. Mix in eggs and vanilla on low.

    4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, salt and apple pie spice. Gently add dry mixture into wet. Scrape down sides of bowl if needed. Mix until all is combined.

    5. Drizzle the caramel into your cookie dough and lightly mix.

    6. Using a cookie scoop, drop 12 mounds onto prepared cookie sheet.

    7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. The cookies should turn a light golden color.

    8. Cool cookie sheet for a about 10 minutes on a wire rack then slip paper with cookies right onto the rack.

    9. Lay a fresh piece of parchment paper onto the same cookie sheet and scoop out remaining dough. Bake for an additional 10 to 12 minutes until cookies are done. Cool again the same way as above. Enjoy!