Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies/Ice Cream Sandwiches

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  • 170g unsalted butter softened
  • 80g caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 225g plain flour
  • Salted caramel icecream (recipe online)
For the Caramel Sauce
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 225g brown sugar
  • 5g sea salt
  • 40ml water
  • 150g cream
  • 75g unsalted butter

For the Caramel Sauce

Dry cook the caster sugar to a dark caramel. Add the water and the syrup, salt and cream. Add the brown sugar. Bring to the boil and add the butter. Whisk to melt and then allow to cool.

For the Cookies

Whip the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks. Fold in the flour and roll into balls. Make a thumbprint into the center of half the balls. Chill then place on a lined baking tray and bake at 160°C until lightly golden. Allow to cool. Place a scoop of salted caramel icecream on the base of a cookie and add the top cookie. Spoon a little salted caramel sauce in the centre.