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.

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Cranberry Caramels

When I make holiday goodies, my sister always asks when I’m sending the cranberry caramels. They keep well, wrapped in...


Golden Walnut Caramel Squares

A walnut-packed caramel tops a buttery crust in this decadent candy.—Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan


Caramel Buckeye Candies

Dipped in caramel and drizzled with melted chocolate, these rich peanut-butter balls are also rolled in cereal and nuts. Yum!...


Chocolate-Caramel Candy Bars

Store-bought candy can’t compare to irresistible, chewy nougat topped with a thick layer of caramel and covered in chocolate. 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-Cashew Pretzel Rods

To give these pretzel rods the fun flavor of s'mores, I sometimes use mini marshmallows and coarsely crushed graham crackers...

Peanut Caramel Delights

This recipe came from my grandmother. I love it because it is unique and friends enjoy receiving it as Christmas...


Caramel Pecan Candy

Sweet and chewy, these yummy layered squares come from Dick Deacon of Lawrenceville, Georgia. “I have also made this recipe...


Walnut Caramel Treats

Better than visions of sugarplums, these triple-decker treats feature creamy caramel and nuts sandwiched between milk chocolate layers - a...


Caramel-Nut Candy Bars

As a busy mother of six, I welcome any Christmas recipe that's quick, easy and family pleasing. These Snickers-like bars...

Pecan Caramel Clusters

A box of this mouthwatering homemade candy does an outstanding job of showing your affection on Valentine’s Day or any...


Caramel Nougat Candy

With crunchy peanuts, gooey caramel and fluffy marshmallow creme, these sweet sensations taste just like one of my favorite candy...


Caramel Pecans

"Make a pot of coffee or fix a drink, this takes a while! It's worth it though-this recipe is a...


Pecan Caramels

I altered the original recipe for these creamy caramels by substituting condensed milk for part of the whipping cream and...


Chocolate Caramel Corn

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

Pecan Caramel Chews

I received this recipe from my aunt who made it every Christmas. Her son now asks me every year for...


Cashew Caramel Fudge

Meet the Cook: A pretty plate of this yummy confection makes a great present! Cashews and caramel are such a...


Caramel Nut Marshmallows

These are a different kind of treat for the holiday candy plate. I had this recipe long before microwaves, but...


Dandy Caramel Candies

I've made these morsels almost every Christmas for the past 35 years. Everyone enjoys the chewy treats. —Marlen Pierce, Welch,...


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...


Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

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


Creamy Soft Caramels

Rich, creamy, smooth, soft...those are just a few reasons to love these old-fashioned caramels. Purchased caramels just can't compare.—Sharon Struthers,...

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Ice Cream Sundae Caramels

These soft caramels are a hit at holiday time. I came up with the recipe using ingredients I commonly have...


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...


Easy Microwave Caramels

These caramels were "homework" for a candy-making class that I took some time ago...and I've repeated that assignment over and...


Salted Soft Caramels

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


Honey Caramels

I love whipping up a batch of homemade honey-sweetened caramels for my family and friends. Sometimes I replace the walnuts...


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Caramel Truffles

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