Caramel Apple Cider Cookies

Yield 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 packets, or half of a 7.4oz box Alpine Spiced Apple Cider Instant Original Drink Mix (NOT sugar free- found near the hot chocolate/coffee aisle)
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup Kraft Caramel Bits


  1. Preheat oven to 350*F. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, & salt. Set aside.
  2. In a stand mixer cream butter, sugar, & apple cider packets. Add egg & vanilla & mix thoroughly. Scrape bowl.
  3. Gradually add dry ingredients until combined. Add caramel bits last, just until incorporated.
  4. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, scoop balls of cookie dough & place on a PARCHMENT lined baking sheet. (Best for the caramel to not stick.)
  5. Bake for 12 minutes, do not over-bake.

Recipe Notes

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