Caramel Recipes

Whether your prefer an old fashioned caramel recipe or soft caramel sauce recipe, you’ll find a new family favorite with these recipes, tips and tricks.

Add Filter

5 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Candy From Scratch

Who doesn't love a batch of homemade fudge? While it does take some finessing to get right, don't let potential candy-making mistakes stand in your way of delicious treats. We'll walk you through the most common errors and tell you how to fix them.

Tout icon

Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Mention turkey legs made of pretzels and chocolate, and the kids come running. Let them help by unwrapping caramels for...


Walnut Caramels

My grandmother was the queen of care packages. The Christmas season didn't start until the mail carrier arrived with her...


Caramel Pecan Clusters

I make lots of candies and I often add a few ingredients or leave some out. My great-nephew, Josh, is...


Nutty Chocolate Caramels

“My mother-in-law and her mother used this recipe and passed it on to me over 30 years ago,” says Anita...

Chocolate Caramel Corn

You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar...


Licorice Caramel Candy

These delicious treats are a fun cross between caramels and licorice. I always get compliments on them, especially from those...

Toasted Almond Caramels

Preparing these caramels never fails to put me in the holiday spirit. Later, when I'm passing them around, that cheerful...


Nutty Caramel Clusters

Don't be fooled by the impressive presentation of these sweet candies. They're so easy to make, even our two young...


Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

Kids of all ages dive into these sweet fluffy treats. The chewy marshmallow, gooey caramel and crisp coating set off...


Old-Fashioned Caramels

Before I was married, my future father-in-law would fix these creamy caramels at Christmas and send me some. The recipe...

Salted Soft Caramels

Velvety smooth homemade caramels have a sprinkling of kosher salt to create a sweet-salty sensation. Best of all, these caramels...


Caramel Lollipops

These pops offer a fun and unique way to enjoy the sweet, toasty flavor of homemade caramel. —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee,...


Chocolate Caramel Cracker Bars

Make them on Saturday and they'll be gone by Monday! These chocolate and caramel bars with a cracker crust are...


Taste of Home Logo

Creamy Orange Caramels

Each Christmas I teach myself a new candy recipe. Last year I started with my caramel recipe and added a...


Tout icon

Caramel Truffles

These candies disappear as fast as I can make them. The five-ingredient microwave recipe is easy and fun to make....

Soft Chewy Caramels

One of my first experiences with cooking was helping my mother make these caramels. We'd make up to 12 batches...


Soft Rum Caramels

I adapted a family recipe to come up with these melt-in-your-mouth caramels. My husband and daughter eagerly volunteer to eat...


Nutty Caramels

A cousin passed this quick and easy recipe on to me. We make it every Christmas and include the caramels...


Soft ‘n’ Chewy Caramels

This candy is a must at our house for Christmas. I made these caramels with my children, and now I...


Go Nuts! Coconut Caramels

I saw this candy recipe on a cooking TV show, but made some adjustments to suit our tastes. We make...


Creamy Caramels

I discovered this caramel recipe in a local newspaper years ago and have made these soft buttery caramels ever since....


Chocolate Pecan Caramels

I haven't missed a year making this candy for the holidays since a friend gave me the recipe in 1964!...


Coconut Caramels

When I had an abundance of coconut milk, I came up with the idea of using it to flavor homemade...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 80%!

Pecan Caramel Candies

Salty and sweet, these candies are the perfect little snack. Form a kitchen assembly line with your kids, and the...