The 25 Best Caramel and Salted Caramel Recipes

If you’re looking for the best caramel and salted caramel recipes, you’ve come to the right place!

Here are 25 of my favorites!

The 25 Best Caramel and Salted Caramel Recipes - The tried-and-true favorites are all here! If you need a caramel recipe, this collection has you covered!!

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars –  You’ll never want plain pecan pie again! Caramel and chocolate makes the bars taste amazing!

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars - You'll never want plain pecan pie again! Caramel and chocolate makes the bars taste amazing!

MY OTHER RECIPES

Salted Caramel Maple Pecan Pie Bars – All the flavor of pecan pie minus the work – so easy!! Salted caramel makes everything better…mmm! 

Salted Caramel Maple Pecan Pie Bars - All the flavor of pecan pie minus the work - so easy!! Salted caramel makes everything better...mmm!!

The Best Turtle Brownies – Super fudgy and loaded with chocolate, pecans and caramel! So.crazy.good!

The Best Turtle Brownies - Super fudgy and loaded with chocolate, pecans and caramel! So.crazy.good!!!

The Best & Easiest Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce – Ready in 15 minutes & tastes 1000x better than any storebought sauce ever could!

The Best & Easiest Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce - Ready in 15 minutes & tastes 1000x better than any storebought sauce ever could!

Homemade Turtles – Fast, easy, no-bake and just 4 ingredients! Chewy, gooey, salty-and-sweet! Homemade always tastes better!

Homemade Turtles - Fast, easy, no-bake and just 4 ingredients! Chewy, gooey, salty-and-sweet! Homemade always tastes better! Yum!!

Salted Caramel Buttery Crumb Bars – Easy, soft, buttery bars that just melt in your mouth! The salted caramel makes them so irresistible!

Salted Caramel Buttery Crumb Bars - Easy, soft, buttery bars that just melt in your mouth! The salted caramel makes them so irresistible!!!

Carmelitas – For the serious caramel lover, these soft and chewy bars are dripping with caramel and stuffed with chocolate!

Carmelitas - For the serious caramel lover, these soft and chewy bars are dripping with caramel and stuffed with chocolate! Easy one-bowl, no-mixer recipe at averiecooks.com

Chocolate Peanut Butter Turtle Cookies – Soft and chewy cookies with a Turtle in the middle and drizzled with salted caramel!! So.darn.good.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Turtle Cookies - Soft and chewy cookies with a Turtle in the middle and drizzled with salted caramel!! So.darn.good.

 

 

Spiced Apple and Banana Bundt Cake with Vanilla Caramel Glaze – Apple cake meets banana bread with a to-die-for glaze! Best.ever.

Spiced Apple and Banana Bundt Cake with Vanilla Caramel Glaze - Apple cake meets banana bread with a to-die-for glaze! Best.ever.

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Crumble Bars – Move over apple pie! These are an apple pie, apple crumble and cheesecake all in one!

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No-Ice-Cream-Maker Salted Caramel, Bourbon, Nutter Butter and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream – Pairing dessert with booze. Dangerously easy with rivers of salted caramel woven throughout! No words.

No-Ice-Cream-Maker Salted Caramel, Bourbon, Nutter Butter and Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream - Recipe at averiecooks.com

Salted Caramel Buttermilk Brown Sugar Muffins –  – Soft, fluffy muffins that are dripping with salted caramel!

Salted Caramel Buttermilk Brown Sugar Muffins - Soft, fluffy muffins that are dripping with salted caramel! Best breakfast ever!

Marshmallow Caramel Oreo Cookie S’Mores Bars – No campfire needed for these Smores! Chocolaty with plenty of gooey caramel & marshmallows!

Marshmallow Caramel Oreo Cookie S’Mores Bars - No campfire needed for these Smores! Chocolaty with plenty of gooey caramel & marshmallows!

Caramel and Chocolate Gooey Bars (GF with Vegan adaptation) – Caramels, more caramels, and plenty of chocolate and oats are combined in these gooey, sticky, sweet, and texture-rich bars!

Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Gooey Bars – Keep the napkins handy for these soft, gooey bars dripping with the best caramel-peanut butter sauce! So good!

Caramel Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Gooey Bars - Keep the napkins handy for these soft, gooey bars dripping with the best caramel-peanut butter sauce! So good!

Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars – Cheesecake made easy and flavored with apples, a brown sugar-graham cracker crust, and dripping with caramel!

Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars - Easy, One-Bowl Recipe at averiecooks.com

Peanut Butter Caramel Twix Bars (almost no-bake) – DIY Twix Bars with a layer of peanut butter & just dripping with salted caramel!

Salted Caramel Swirled-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Brown Sugar-Graham Cracker Crust – Pumpkin cheesecake swirled with salted caramel on top of an irresistible brown sugar-graham cracker crust!

Salted Caramel Swirled-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with a Brown Sugar-Graham Cracker Crust - Easy recipe at averiecooks.com

Seven Minute Microwave Caramels – Caramels made in the microwave in 7 minutes!

Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes with Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce  – Chocolate & caramel for breakfast is the best kind!

Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes with Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce - Chocolate & caramel for breakfast is the best kind of breakfast! Easy recipe at averiecooks.com

Salted Caramel Pretzel Blondies – Soft, crunchy, chewy, salty-and-sweet. Something for everyone in these easy blondies!

Caramel Apple Bars (GF with vegan adaptation) – Caramely, gooey, and the chunky apples pieces and oats give great chewiness and texture!

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns –  The easiest stickiest buns ever & ready in 30 minutes! Drenched in salted caramel for maximum sticky-ness!

Salted Caramel Sticky Buns - The easiest stickiest buns ever & ready in 30 minutes! Drenched in salted caramel for maximum sticky-ness!

Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels – Never fear candy-making again with this no-candy-thermometer recipe made in the micro. Rich, buttery, soft & chewy. The best & easiest caramels ever!

Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels - Never fear candy-making again with this no-candy-thermometer recipe made in the micro. Rich, buttery, soft & chewy. The best & easiest caramels ever! Perfect for Valentine's Day!

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Bars – Super soft, moist, chewy and all the flavor of caramel apples minus the stick! You’re going to love these!

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Bars - Super soft, moist, chewy and all the flavor of caramel apples minus the stick! You're going to love these!

Caramel Apple Crumble Pie – Apple pie meets apple crumble with loads of caramel! The easiest apple pie you’ll ever make. Goofproof 5-minute recipe for those of us who aren’t pie makers!

Caramel Apple Crumble Pie - Apple Pie meets Apple Crumble meets plenty of gooey caramel. Easy, fast, 5-minutes to assemble. Goofproof recipe for those of us who aren't pie-makers!

24 comments on “The 25 Best Caramel and Salted Caramel Recipes”

  1. Averie,
    I’m a huge caramel fan. Love the roundup.
    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Annamaria

  2. I literally burst out laughing when I saw this. Why you ask… Because I know I’m going to go into a sugar coma trying to make and eat all this caramel and I couldn’t be more excited to try all these recipes!
    Thank you

  3. You have such a variety of delicious recipes in this round up! Caramel just seems to go with everything. I’d have a hard time picking a favorite but the turtle brownies and caramel PB chocolate chip bars are jumping out at me. Hope you have a nice Thanksgiving!

  4. I love each and every recipe Averie ;) Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. Everything looks so delicious! I will try it!

  6. Hellooooo caramel goodness!

    Happy Thanksgiving, Averie!

  7. Thanks Averie! I love caramel :3 and I’m slowly becoming a fan of yours :D

  8. What a great roundup of delicious caramel recipes..Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving..those chocolate covered caramels may just become some Christmas gifts this year..I’ll have to try out a few first though lol

  9. Holy shit. Excuse my french. But this is why I love your blog! Glad to be back!! xoxo

  10. Oh yeah, baby! This is what it’s all about.

  11. I had my husband read through the round up and pick a recipe. He went with the Oreo s’more bars. Just cut them and they look beautiful and taste delicious! I am mostly a food blog reader lol- not a cook- and I love your blog. Maybe I should try cooking more often

  12. Oh my goodness – I want it all, Averie! You know I’m not a chocolate fan but salted caramel I can do anytime!

  13. Oh my gosh, (salted) caramel is my guilty pleasure. Seriously, I’d eat it from a jar if it wasn’t so bad for me :’) There’s (almost) nothing with caramel I wouldn’t eat :’)

  14. YES!! THIS is the GOOD STUFF. Love all of the salty caramelly variety on view in this gallery of sweet fantasy!

  15. Just found your website Averie. I just love everything on it! So what is your favorite of all 25?

  16. My teeth hurt just looking at the pictures. Can’t wait to try these recipes, but which ones first? Salted caramel maple pecan pie bars look wonderful. I can feel sugar detox coming on after the first of the year.

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