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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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...


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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-Cashew Pretzel Rods

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


Pecan Caramel Chews

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

Caramel Nut Marshmallows

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


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...


Toasted Almond Caramels

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


Pecan Caramels

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

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...


Licorice Caramel Candy

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


Ice Cream Sundae Caramels

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


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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....

Caramel Pretzel Sticks

Homemade caramel, smooth almond bark and chopped nuts make these pretzel rods sinfully delicious. This treat is always a huge...


Caramel Marshmallow Treats

I created this candy by combining my husband's favorite cookie recipe and my mom's caramel dip. These sweets really appeal...


Gingerbread Caramels

I created this recipe for two simple reasons: I love caramel, and I love molasses! Combining those ingredients resulted in...


Coconut Caramels

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


Pecan Caramel Candies

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


Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

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


Dandy Caramel Candies

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


Salted Soft Caramels

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

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Chocolate Pecan Caramels

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


Macadamia & Coconut Caramels

I collect cookbooks from all over the world and use them to create new dishes. These smooth caramels have a...


Beer and Pretzel Caramels

Beer and pretzels are a natural combination—mix them with smooth caramel and you have an awesome candy. The guys will...


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...


Creamy Caramels

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


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Creamy Orange Caramels

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