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Caramel Recipes

Caramel recipes, including many nut and chocolate caramel variations.

Caramel Peanut Pretzel Bites
Caramel Peanut Pretzel Bites taste like miniature candy bars! Peanut butter-filled pretzels are wrapped in caramel, then dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peanuts.

Million Dollar Candy Bars
Million Dollar Candy Bars are a homemade version of the 100 Grand candy bar. A chewy strip of caramel is coated with a mixture of chocolate and rice crispies for a crunchy, chewy treat.

Top 10 Caramel Recipes
Soft, chewy, sweet, and buttery, caramels are a classic candy with a distinctive taste and texture. These 10 caramel candies are the most popular and best-reviewed caramel recipes on my site. If you're a caramel fan, you're sure to find one that you love.

Caramel Candy Recipes
Here you will find an index of all caramel candy recipes.

How to Make Caramels
This photo tutorial will teach you how to make caramels using step-by-step instructions.

What is Caramel?
The definition of caramel candy from the About.com Guide to Candy.

Chewy Caramel Fudge
Chewy Caramel Fudge is a delicious fudge-caramel hybrid. This candy has the sweet, caramelized sugar flavor and somewhat chewy texture of caramels, but with a more distinct “bite” like a fudge.

Caramel Cashew Fudge
Caramel Cashew Fudge brings together three great tastes: chewy caramels, salted cashews, and creamy chocolate fudge.

Chewy Caramel Truffles
Chewy Caramel Truffles combine the best parts of truffles and caramels in one candy. The center of this truffle has the rich, silky taste of a milk chocolate truffle, but with a bit of “chew” and a deep caramel flavor like many caramels.

Spiced Caramels
Spiced Caramels have the flavors of cinnamon and cardamom infused into the traditional caramel elements of cooked sugar, vanilla, cream, and butter. The resulting caramels have a wonderfully aromatic flavor and a smooth, rich texture that's not too stiff and not too soft.

Chocolate Pecan Caramels
A rich chocolate caramel is studded with toasted pecan halves to create these dense, decadent Chocolate Pecan Caramels.

Peanut Caramel Chocolate Cups
Peanut Caramel Chocolate Cups are chocolate candy cups with a delicious salted peanut caramel inside.

Miniature Caramel Apples
Miniature Caramel Apples prove that big taste can come in a small package! Small balls of apples are dunked in chocolate, then given a coating of smooth, chewy caramel.

Dulce De Leche Pecan Bites
Dulce de Leche, or caramelized condensed milk, is the star ingredient in these unusual and delicious Dulce de Leche Pecan Bites.

Caramel Crunch Bars
Caramel Crunch Bars are easy and delicious. Crispy rice cereal and melted caramel are formed into bars and then dipped in rich chocolate in this quick candy recipe.

Coffee Caramels
Coffee Caramels have a smooth, smoky coffee taste and a rich, chewy, buttery texture.

Caramel-Wrapped Pretzel Rods
Caramel-Wrapped Pretzel Rods feature caramel-twisted pretzels, covered in milk chocolate and peanut butter chips.

Apple Cider Caramels
Apple Cider Caramels are smooth, rich caramels with a robust apple cider taste and a hint of cinnamon.

Maple Caramel Truffles
The maple flavor shines in these deliciously indulgent Maple Caramel Truffles. A sweet and chewy caramel made from real maple syrup is coated with rich chocolate and topped with a sliver of toasted pecan.

Caramel Apples
This recipe for decadent caramel candy apples is quick and easy to make.

Chocolate Caramel Apples
Crisp apples are covered with a layer of caramel, a layer of chocolate, and a coating of chopped candy bars.

Oreo Caramel Apples
Oreo Caramel Apples are caramel apples covered with a gorgeous swirl of white and dark chocolate and loaded with chunks of Oreo cookies.

Peanut Butter Caramel Apples
Traditional caramel apples are topped with peanut butter cups, chopped peanuts, chocolate, and peanut butter chips in this nutty, sweet-and-salty treat.

White Chocolate Caramel Apples
White Chocolate Coconut Caramel Apples feature the classic combination of white chocolate, macadamia nuts, and toasted coconut on top of traditional caramel apples.

Turtle Cups
Turtle Cups are a fun variation on the traditional Turtle candy made of pecans, caramel and chocolate. This recipe for Turtle Cups produces a delicious chocolate, caramel, and pecan candy.

Butterscotch Chews
Butterscotch Chews are made with brown sugar and butter to produce a rich, chewy candy that has the classic butterscotch taste with a firm caramel texture. Butterscotch Chews can be covered with chocolate for an extra-delicious treat.

Peanut Caramels
This Peanut Caramel recipe features a sweet, chewy caramel packed with salty, crunchy peanuts.

Soft Caramels
These soft caramels have a creamy, chewy texture that melts in your mouth and never sticks to your teeth.

Chocolate Pretzel Chews
Chocolate Pretzel Chews are a riot of flavors and textures, balancing sweet, salty, crunchy, and chewy elements. A small pretzel is covered with chewy caramel, topped with a layer of sunflower seeds, then the whole package is dipped in melted chocolate and decorated with more seeds.

Caramel Nuts
This Caramel Nuts recipe produces crisp nuts that are coated in a sweet, crunchy layer of caramel.

Caramel Chex Mix
This recipe for Caramel Chex Mix features cereal, nuts, and pretzels covered with a sweet and crunchy baked caramel coating.

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn
Chocolate Caramel Popcorn takes golden caramel corn and smothers it with a delicious layer of semi-sweet chocolate.

Caramel Popcorn
This recipe for Caramel Popcorn produces golden popcorn with a crunchy, sweet caramel coating.

Pomegranate Molasses Chews
Pomegranate molasses gives these caramels an unusual flavor and a delicious fruity tang.

Orange Caramels
Smooth caramels are infused with bright orange flavor and dipped in dark chocolate.

Marshmallow Caramel Puffs
Marshmallows are dunked in fresh caramel and coated in nuts or coconut in this easy, delicious candy.

Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars
Chocolate, caramel and cashews combine in this sinfully delicious miniature candy bar.

Dulce de Leche Candy Recipe
Dulce de Leche is a rich, creamy caramel candy made entirely from condensed milk.

Licorice Caramel Chews
These black licorice squares are subtly scented with anise but have the smooth, creamy texture and mellow flavor of caramel candy.

Caramel Truffles
Homemade caramel is the secret ingredient in these dark, rich truffles.

Turtle Candy
Turtle Candies get their name from their whimsical turtle shape. The combination of toasted pecans, soft caramel and smooth chocolate is impossible to resist.

Creamy Caramels
Rich and chewy golden caramels are so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you ever suffered from rock-hard store-bought caramels.

Nutty Caramels
Pecans add a toasty crunch to chewy caramels in this easy recipe.

Chocolate Caramels
These caramels incorporate the chocolate straight into the recipe, for a deep dark chocolate taste.

Chocolate-Macadamia Caramels
Macadamia nuts turn an ordinary caramel into an exotic confection.

Marshmallow Caramels
Marshmallow Caramels combine two classic candy tastes: miniature marshmallows are incorporated into smooth, creamy homemade caramel.

Sea Salt Caramels
The combination of smooth, sweet caramel, crunchy salt crystals, and bittersweet chocolate may sound unusual, but it makes these candies impossible to put down.

Vanilla Caramels
Vanilla Caramels blend two classic tastes in this old-fashioned favorite.

Panda Caramel Apples
When you can't make it to the zoo, make these Panda Caramel Apples instead! This recipe uses white chocolate, cookies, and chocolate discs to make adorable caramel apples that look like panda bears.

Marshmallow Caramel Pops
Marshmallow Caramel Pops are an easy, kid-friendly candy featuring marshmallows covered in caramel and dunked in chocolate.

Bacon Caramels
These Bacon Caramels are made with bacon fat instead of butter, so they have a subtle but not overwhelming savory bacon flavor.

Bacon Turtles Candy
Bacon Turtles Candy are traditional turtles with a twist! Clusters of toasted pecans are topped with chewy caramel, crispy bacon, rich chocolate, and a sprinkling of sea salt.

Rosemary Caramels
Rosemary Caramels combine the flavors or orange, pistachios, and a hint of rosemary in a sweet and chewy caramel.

Cinnamon Honey Caramels
This Cinnamon Honey Caramels recipe is made without refined sugar, and has very little fat!

Gingerbread Caramels
Gingerbread Caramels are soft, chewy caramels flavored with ginger, cinnamon, and a touch of molasses.

Monkey Caramel Apples
This recipe for Monkey Caramel Apples is no monkey business! Caramel apples are coated with chocolate and decorated with cookies to resemble cute, playful monkeys.

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