Chocolate-Caramel Bar Cookies

By: Feed by Round Pond


These cookies are reminiscent of the infamous Millionaire Chocolate Bar dessert at Archetype. They are super rich and decadent.

Makes 36 bars

Cookie Dough:

1 ½ sticks butter, soft
1 cup Sugar
1 egg
1 ½ cups plus 2T all purpose flour
½ cup cocoa powder (reccomend 60% cocoa – Natural Dogoba, organic)

Caramel Filling:

2 ¼ cups sugar
1 ¾ cups heavy cream
1/3 cup honey
1T corn syrup
1 vanilla bean, split
4 T butter, soft

Chocolate Glaze:

12 oz chocolate, chopped
3T butter

1/2 sheet tray – 12″x18″

For the Dough
Cream butter & sugar until pale.  Beat in egg.  Add sifted flour and cocoa to mixer on low.  Turn dough out on floured surface and knead a few times.  Flatten into disks and chill covered.

Preheat oven to 350F.  Press dough into a parchment lined sheet tray. Bake 20-30 min, until cooked through.

For the Caramel
Oil a sheet tray and line with wax-paper.  Combine: sugar, cream, honey and vanilla in a pot and simmer, stirring, until thermometer reaches 250F.  Stir in butter.  Pour over cookie in sheet pan.  Let cool for 45min.

For the Glaze
Melt chocolate and butter in a Double-Boiler.  Pour over caramel, spread evenly and allow to cool.




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