Ricola Caramel cookies with thyme Recipe


Caramel cookies with thyme

Almost anyone can make ordinary cookies, but not everyone can master caramel treats. Our recipe for cookies enriched with caramel and soothing herbs is always a popular fan-favorite.

Caramel cookies with thyme

Total: 2h 5min | Active: 45min


Approx. 30 cookies

250 g


130 g (+20 g)

Icing sugar

2 tsp

Vanilla sugar

A pinch

Of salt


Egg white, lightly beaten

350 g


5 g


100 g



1 cookie

  • Energy

    131 kcal / 548 kJ

  • Carbohydrate

    15.4 g

  • Fat

    7 g

  • Protein

    1.6 g

1. First, beat the butter until soft.

2. Add the icing sugar, vanilla sugar and salt and mix well.

3. Stir in the lightly beaten egg white and then gradually add the flour.

4. Knead the dough thoroughly (ideally by hand) and form into a ball.

5. Wrap in shrink wrap and refrigerate for one hour.

6. Remove the dough from the fridge and roll out to form a sheet around 2 mm thick.

7. Then refrigerate for another 15 minutes.

8. The cookies can now be easily cut into shapes of your choice and baked for 6–8 minutes at 200°C until golden brown.

9. Remove the cookies from the oven and leave them to cool.

10. Spread the bottom cookies with caramel, sprinkle with thyme and then place the top cookies on top.

11. Sprinkle the cookies with icing sugar to decorate – and enjoy!

Caramel cookies with thyme