Salted Dark Chocolate Toffee Cookies Recipe

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Salted Dark Chocolate Toffee Cookies Recipe

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Cookies filled with extra dark chocolate chips and buttery toffee get a boost from fleur de sel.

Note: If you can't find toffee bits, simply place toffee in a zip lock bag and smash with a rolling pin until it is coarsely ground.

  • Yield:makes about 30 cookies
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups dark chocolate chips (such as Guittard Extra Dark Chocolate Chips)
  • 1/4 cup toffee bits (see note)
  • Fleur de sel

Directions

  1. 1.

    Adjust oven rack to upper and lower middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. 2.

    In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

  3. 3.

    In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together butter, dark and light brown sugars, and sugar, about 3 minutes. Add eggs and beat until incorporated, then add water and vanilla and beat to combine. Add dry ingredients and beat just until evenly incorporated. Stir in chocolate chips and toffee.

  4. 4.

    Drop dough with 2 1/2 ounce cookie scoop (or by rounded tablespoon) onto prepared baking sheets. Top each cookie with a sprinkle of fleur de sel. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.