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Learn how to make your own homemade salted caramel sauce, then go ahead and make one of these crazy good caramel desserts with it. Or just lick the spoon…up to you.
Oh man caramel. I thought instead of giving you just one caramel recipe, I would inspire to make your own caramel treat with giving you a whole bunch of caramel filled desserts!
Let’s start with making our own caramel sauce. Did you just run and hide at the thought of doing so? Seriously don’t. Come out from hiding. Making your own caramel sauce should not having you running and hiding! It really is easy- if you know a few things, and of course invest in a candy thermometer. I love, love, love, my digital thermometer, but also have used this good old fashioned candy thermometer. Both work well. Just depends on what you like. Either way, having one is essential.
So let’s start this roundup with the star of the show….
Salted caramel sauce. (Here is a step by step photo tutorial and recipe of making your own salted caramel sauce. It’s the bomb. The jam. The best dang thing ever. Pour it over ice-cream. Drizzle it into a batch of brownies. Stir some into make one killer frosting. Lick some right of the spoon when no one is looking. Don’t worry I won’t judge. This stuff is seriously that good.
Milky Way Rice Krispie Treats-(Pin For Later)These treats are rice krispie treats all grown up. They start with the best rice krispie treat ever, and then sinfully topped with a quick 6 minute caramel sauce and rich dark chocolate ganache. And, oh they’re gluten free too to boot!
3 Ingredient Turtles (Pin For Later)- These little caramel clusters are so easy to make and so addicting! You can make your own caramel sauce, or use the jarred- I’m not judging. But all you need is pecans, caramel, and chocolate. You can even use your microwave to make these happen even faster!
Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes– (Pin For Later) I can’t wait until it’s apple season so I can make these again! The apple spiced cupcakes are filled with an apple pie filling and topped with salted caramel buttercream frosting and drizzled with even more salted caramel. #swoon
Salted Caramel Apple Crumb Bars (Pin For Later)- These bars are like taking apple pie to a whole new level and making it 1000 times easier to make! These bars are perfection- buttery shortbread crust, caramel apple filling, crumb topping, and even more drizzled on top!
Caramel Apple Crisp (Pin For Later) If you have never made apple crisp with caramel sauce before you are missing out! Caramel stirred into the apple filling makes this one heck of an apple crisp. And this recipe calls for double the streusel. Because, well why not?
Caramel Apple Snickerdoodles (Pin For Later) If you love snickerdoodles, then you are going to love these. These are classic snickerdoodles stuffed with apples and a caramel center. Cinnamon, caramel, and apples- ’nuff said.
Milk Chocolate Carmelitas (Pin For Later) These are a brown sugar buttery oatmeal bar with a layer of caramel and milk chocolate chips in the middle!
And there you go! Master how to make caramel then go ahead and make one of these crazy good caramel desserts! So which caramel dessert will you make? 😉