Salty smoky chocolate brownie cookies

Before you freak out at the thought of smoked paprika and cayenne pepper in a cookie, think back to a time when salted caramel sounded noveau and outlandish. We’re now beyond peak salted caramel (as evidenced by salted caramel Toffee Pops), but fear not: adding smoke and heat to the sweet/salty duo takes things to the next level….