Cream the butter. Cream the sugars with the butter. Mix in the egg and vanilla.
Add the flour, baking soda and salt and mix until dough forms.
Stir in the chocolate chunks and "caramel bits." Chill at least 2 hours to allow butter and flour to "gel together."
Preheat oven to 350F.
Spoon chilled cookie dough onto baking sheet, then sprinkle the top of each with a pinchful of coarse or large sea salt.
Bake in the preheated oven for 9 to 11 minutes, or until baked to your liking.
Serve Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies.