The following dessert bars will have everyone “Ooo”ing and “Aah”ing at your next event. Don’t believe us? Try a few of these 35 chewy caramel recipes…
1. The Best Millionaire’s Shortbread
Welcome to the ultimate step by step guide to making the best EVER Millionaire’s shortbread! A British classic, this incredibly delicious treat is seriously hard to say no to. No one really knows exactly where it originated from but I can tell you this with certainty – EVERYONE loves it!
2. Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars
Triple Treat Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars are a delicious medley of chocolatey, chewy and crunchy! They’re easy to make and the ultimate sweet treat for holiday gift giving.
3. Salted Caramel Butter Bars
These Salted Caramel Butter bars are a little naughty. A little naughty as in, the cookie bar itself has 4 sticks of butter! You read that right. 4 sticks of butter. Can you feel your arteries clogging now? Not to mention the caramel sauce has a stick of butter in it. These bars would be great at some kind of back to school bake sale. People will love them! Salted caramel is my favorite and this is definitely not a dessert you want to eat if you’re trying to watch your pounds. I have to admit, I haven’t been watching mine lately. Just been maintaining these days.
4. Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars
These simple, 4-ingredient Salted Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bars will quickly become your new favorite sweet and salty treat! No bake and no candy thermometer needed.
5. Salted Caramel Brownies
Dessert doesn’t get any better than this. Pssst! Short on time? Try the quick and easy version of this recipe here!
6. Apple Fries & Caramel Dip
These Apple Fries with Caramel Cream Dip are the perfect warm dessert for a crisp Autumn evening. It made our house smell like apple pie.
7. Chocolate Covered Caramel Marshmallows
I’m obsessed with a few flavors – chocolate, peanut butter, coconut, lemon… and of course caramel. I’ve actually had a version of this recipe on the blog for YEARS – but it was UGLY (see the first note in the “tips” below) so it never really got made or seen by anyone. We eat with our eyes first after all.
8. 6-Minute Microwave Caramels
Simple and easy caramels made in the microwave with just one bowl and no candy thermometer! Sprinkle them with salt, dip or drizzle them with chocolate or wrap them in waxed paper to give as gifts!
9. Soft Buttery Homemade Caramels
Soft, Buttery Homemade Caramels! A tried-and-true recipe you’ll want to make every Christmas.
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10. Pecan Caramel Bars
These Pecan Caramel Bars take just 15 minutes of work and you only need 5 ingredients! Who doesn’t love gorgeous easy homemade candy bars??
11. Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake Bars
All the flavor of Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake, with none of the fussiness or work.
12. Caramel Apple Cake
Kick off apple season with this delicious caramel apple cake! A spice cake made with diced apples, paired with a caramel buttercream, and caramel drizzle.
13. Caramel Creme Squares
I was so glad that we had friends over because mom says school will be starting soon, so we’re trying to have lots of fun before summer ends!! We’re also trying to make yummy and cool treats like today’s recipe for Caramel Creme Squares. It’s a recipe my mom found a long time ago and we really like it. It has graham cracker crumbs, cream cheese, butterscotch pudding, vanilla pudding, cool whip – and of course, CARAMEL! I really loved it. I think you’ll like it too. My mom says that these cool, layered desserts are the best. I agree.
14. Best Homemade Caramel
Best Homemade Caramel RECIPE is perfect for making caramel apples & all your favorite fall treats & desserts. It’s incredibly easy & ready in about 30 min. It truly is THE BEST homemade caramel recipe around.
15. Turtle Brownies
Sharing salted caramel turtle brownies today *in hopes* that you still have room left on your Christmas baking list. And even if not, salted caramel turtle brownies will squeeze their salty, sweet, sticky, ooey, gooey, chocolate, fudgy selves onto your Christmas baking list anyway. Also, so there’s no confusion, turtles are those candy clusters with pecans, caramel, and chocolate. There are no actual animal turtles in today’s post.
16. Ten Minute Microwave Caramels
Believe me, I was very skeptical about making caramels in the microwave. So skeptical that I tested this recipe for Ten Minute Microwave Caramels several times before posting it here.
17. Salted Caramel Turtle Brownies
Easy Salted Caramel Turtle Brownies – The very BEST homemade fudge brownies topped with gooey caramel, sea salt, lots of chocolate chips and chopped pecans!
18. Aunt Emily’s Soft Caramels
One of our most popular recipes! These buttery soft caramels have been enjoyed for generations. Now if only we knew who Aunt Emily was.
19. Carrot Cake with Caramel Buttercream
This carrot cake with caramel buttercream is the perfect Easter dessert! This carrot cake recipe is so moist and tender. It’s made with vegetable oil instead of butter. It’s spiced up with some cinnamon and nutmeg too. The frosting is a swiss meringue buttercream with a caramel sauce added to it. Plus, sandwiched between each cake layer is even more caramel!
20. Caramel Apple Bread Pudding
This fall inspired Caramel Apple Bread Pudding recipe, prepared with Hawaiian rolls & caramel sauce, is easy to make & delicious for breakfast or dessert!
21. Salted Caramel Brownie Bites
Homemade fudgy brownie bites filled with an easy two-ingredient caramel filling and topped with sea salt. These Salted Caramel Brownie Bites are the perfect mini dessert!
22. Caramel Apple Parfaits
These Salted Caramel Apple Parfaits are the warm and comforting fall treat you’ve been waiting for. These parfaits are nut free, gluten free, and dairy free, and full of fall flavor. Store in a mason jar for a pre-portioned treat.
23. Six-Minute Salted Caramel Sauce
It’s that time of year where I want salted caramel EVERYTHING. It’s such a cozy treat! Be it drizzled over your coffee… or straight into your mouth. If you’ve been looking for an easy way to slip into the salted caramel game, this recipe is here for you. No thermometer needed. No fancy ingredients. No hours of waiting and waiting and waiting. All you need is six minutes!
24. Salted Caramel Pie
When I first saw this recipe I knew it was calling my name… This pie is amazing and has it all- sweet, salty, rich, creamy and easy to make! What more could you want? Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and any special occasion.
25. Soft Caramel Snickerdoodles
The ingredients are quite standard for snickerdoodles, but it’s the ratio that makes these snickerdoodles so utterly dreamy. Lots of butter, brown sugar for a little flavor, white sugar, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla… the cookie gang’s all here. All super basic ingredients.
26. Caramel Glazed Spice Cake
Caramel Glazed Spice Cake-start with a simple yellow box mix then with the addition of spices and a sweet caramel glaze you have something that will rival any cake made from scratch!
27. Homemade Salted Caramels
Caramels are one of the easiest candies you can make at home. All you need is a straight-forward recipe and a few tricks.
28. How To Make Caramel
Three ingredients are all you need to quickly make smooth and creamy homemade caramel sauce. You won’t believe how easy it is to make fresh caramel at home! This will be your go-to recipe.
29. Caramel Apple Butter
I’m not sure where apple butter has been all my life, but I recently discovered it and wow it’s amazing. I want to put it on everything: pancakes and English muffins and toast and ice cream. And graham crackers. Don’t get me wrong, I love homemade jam, but right now it’s apple butter all the way. Caramel apple butter, to be exact. I combined a few recipes to come up with an easy way to make apple butter in the slow cooker, adding in a hefty dose of melted caramel to take it from delicious to divine.
30. Salted Caramel
If you love Salted Caramel, try this 3 ingredient homemade Salted Caramel Sauce. Perfect for pies, brownies, ice cream or cupcakes!
31. Maple Caramel Carrot Cake
Spiced carrot cake layers infused with maple syrup and topped with maple caramel & cream cheese frosting.
32. Salted Caramel Frosting
The one and only recipe you’ll ever need for Salted Caramel Frosting. This recipe is perfectly balanced, incredibly delicious and can be used for just about everything! I make my buttercream frosting with sweet dulce de leche caramel, which is a richer and thicker version of caramel than regular caramel sauce.
33. Date Caramel
Thick, creamy, dreamy date caramel. Made with just three simple ingredients.
34. 4-Ingredient Caramel Sauce
The recipe for this HOMEMADE caramel sauce comes from my Mom and almost all other family members have been making it for years too.
35. Caramel Apple Muffins
Caramel apple muffins are bursting with warm cinnamon & sugar, chunks of apple, and caramel pieces. They bake up perfectly round like a bakery! These muffins are a fun twist to the classic caramel apple. The perfect baking project for a cold & rainy Fall day.