Preheat oven to 350
In a medium bowl, mix together: flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda. Set aside.
With electric mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and sugar. Add in egg then vanilla extract.
Gradually add in flour mixture until well combined. The mixture will be thick.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
Scoop out by the tablespoon and then roll into balls. Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Place 4-5 caramel bits into the top of the dough ball.
Bake for 12-14 minutes or until caramel is melted and the bottoms of cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with salt immediately.
Let cool before moving to wire cooling rack. Serve warm.