Lazy Budget Chef: Apple Cider Carmel Cookies

Monday, October 10, 2011

Apple Cider Carmel Cookies

I pinned The Cooking Photographer’s Carmel Stuffed AppleCider cookie recipe to my Pinterest recipe board because it looks amazing. Like most things I pin on Pinterest for inspiration, I didn’t think I’d make them. I just like to look at them.

I made an exception for these little caramel stuffed gems.

Soon After several bags of  Werthers Original Chewy Caramels landed in my mailbox courtesy of BuzzAgent.

It’s fate I tell you! Fate!

I made the cookies.

I made a few substitutions to The Cooking Photographers’ original recipe. I didn’t have nor did I want to buy powdered apple cider mix. Instead I whirred 1 tablespoon of all spice and cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks and ¼ cup of brown sugar in the blender and added them to the batter.

I used both the traditional Werther’s Original Chewy Caramels and the Carmel Chocolates in the center of the cookies because I’m a wild woman.

I used whole wheat flour instead of white to see what it would do. I like the extra nutty taste the wheat flour give the cookies. Paired with the caramel it tastes like fall.

They smell like heaven when baking.

And taste divine!

Disclaimer: I received samples of Werther’s Original Carmel Chocolates, Chewy Caramels, and Cream Carmel Filled candy via Buzz Agent. All opinions are my own. I am not required to blog about them but choose to because they made my cookies sing!

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5 comments:

Mary H said...

Carmel?! OMG these sound delicious. I'm going to try them and I'm also going to try your substitutions. I love the flavor of whole wheat in baked goods although I know sometimes it is a little too dense for some recipes. But this one sounds awesome!

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

Those sound delicious! I am always looking for things to bake with my kids and they love caramel so these sound perfect!
-Shelley

Its So Very Cheri said...

I featured your cookies today.

Cheri from Its So Very Cheri

Jen said...

Great minds think alike! I baked the same cookies! I do like the substitutions you've made. I'd be interested in trying the cookies with whole wheat flour to make them a little healthier ;)

http://castlesandcarriages.blogspot.com/2011/10/caramel-stuffed-apple-cider-cookies.html

Marie said...

Those look delicious! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Show & Share! Can't wait to see you again on Wednesday!

Marie
mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

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