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Salted Brown Butter Chocolate and Toffee Chips cookies on a surface with milk.

25 Christmas Cookies: Brown Butter Chocolate Toffee Cookies

Teri & Jenny
Our 25 Best Christmas Cookie Recipes are packed with a variety of cookies that are perfect to give as gifts or to make with family. Everything from chocolate dipped cookies to beautiful snowflake sugar cookies, there's something for everyone. These Browned Butter Chocolate Toffee Cookies are a flavorful twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Chill Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Amercian
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 249 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened and divided
  • 1 cup superfine sugar granulated is fine
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup dark chocolate, chopped
  • cup toffee chips
  • sea salt flakes

Instructions
 

  • Melt 1 stick butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat and continue to cook until butter begins to smell nutty and lightly brown. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  • Place remaining stick of butter and cooled browned butter in a bowl and using an electric mixer, beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add both sugars and continue to beat together until light and fluffy.
  • Scrape down sides of the bowl, add molasses and vanilla and continue to mix together.
  • Stir in egg and egg yolk.
  • In another bowl whisk dry ingredients together and add to the butter mixture.
  • Beat together until a dough comes together.
  • Fold in chopped chocolate and toffee chips until fully combined.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 3 days.
  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  • Scoop 3 ½ tablespoon sized balls onto a parchment lined baking sheet, about 1 ½ inches apart.
  • Sprinkle cookies with sea salt flakes and bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.
  • Cool cookies and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 249kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 2gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 159mgPotassium: 86mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 336IUCalcium: 18mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chocolate, cookies, toffee
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