If you can find anything more dreamy than these salted caramel desserts, I’ll eat my hat!
Okay, not really. But they are seriously sweet, wonderfully rich, and downright devilish.
25 Show-Stopping Salted Caramel Dessert Recipes
We all know that salty and sweet go hand in hand. But nothing embodies it quite like salted caramel.
The contrasting flavors create a perfect harmony that’s both decadent and irresistible.
So it’s no wonder it’s such a hot topic. From TikTok and home bakers to swanky restaurants, you’ll find all kinds of tasty salted caramel desserts.
And luckily, I have a few recipes below that are easy and scrumptious.
This dessert boasts a buttery shortbread crust with juicy apples coated in warm spices.
Pretty impressive, huh?
But that’s not all. It’s also drizzled with luscious salted caramel sauce.
To switch things up, substitute the apples for pears, or add some chocolate chips or almonds for crunch.
If you’re a fan of decadent desserts, you’ll want to try these insanely good cookie bars.
They’re basically blondies, but they’re extra gooey, thanks to the rich caramel and a touch of salt.
I should warn you: these won’t last!
Like the apple recipe above, this one starts with a buttery shortbread crust.
But instead of fruit, this one is all caramel! Sandwiched between shortbread, it’s as buttery as it gets.
And since you’ll add salt, it’s not too sweet.
Add some peanut butter or chocolate chips to make them extra scrummy.
If you’re a butterscotch pudding lover, you need to make these caramel pots.
Rich, creamy caramel pudding infused with sea salt is just as heavenly as it sounds.
It’s silky smooth, and ultra-creamy.
I think it works well with caramel popcorn on top for a pleasant texture contrast. But you do you.
What do you get when you take dense and dreamy New York cheesecake and add caramel?
Dessert nirvana, that’s what!
This recipe couldn’t be more straightforward – all you do is add caramel to cheesecake, and it’s ready.
These delectable treats require no baking, so they’re the perfect go-to recipe for any occasion.
You’ll find a delightful oaty base on the bottom and plenty of chewy salted caramel in the middle.
Then there’s a thick layer of chocolate to finish it off. Wow, right?
This dessert is a combination of cake mix and pudding enriched with caramel.
The salty notes in the caramel balance out the sweetness of the cake, making it the perfect marriage of flavors.
It’s a treat that can be served warm or chilled, topped with whipped cream, caramel drizzle, or fresh fruit.
I have a substantial sweet tooth. But I know some people find caramel too sweet.
The fix? Add dark chocolate!
This tart is bittersweet and super smooth. Better yet, if you use a ready-made crust, it’s ready in a flash.
We can’t discuss all these salted caramel desserts and not the thing itself!
Caramel is a mix of sugar, butter, and cream. Add some salt, and it’s even more delightful.
I promise, once you get the hang of it, you can do this with your eyes closed.
Sorry, I’m just wiping the drool off my keyboard…
I mean, do you see these brownies?!
They’re fudgy, gooey, chocolatey, and overflowing with salted caramel. In short, they’re your new addiction.
Get ready to experience the most mouth-watering, irresistibly delicious blondies of your life.
Blondies are already kind of caramelly, thanks to the butter and brown sugar. But this is something else.
One bite, and you’ll swoon.
If it works in blondies, you know it works in cookies!
This recipe is a carefully balanced combination of sweet and salty flavors. And they’re super chewy, which I just adore.
Trust me, these salted caramel bites are hard to resist. So make them at your own peril.
Nothing beats warm salted caramel chocolate chip cookies.
Nothing. Period. End of story.
They’re crispy on the outside and impossibly soft on the inside. And you’ll love the melty chocolate mixed with the salty caramel.
Oh man…I think I need to start baking.
You know what’s better than regular caramel? Salted caramel.
And you know what’s even better than salted caramel? Salted caramel ice cream.
For those who can’t have dairy, fear not! You can easily substitute the dairy with coconut milk or other non-dairy options.
Simple yet oh-so-satisfying, these buttery cupcakes with rich, creamy caramel frosting are ideal for any occasion.
They’re great for anyone that doesn’t like chocolate but wants more than plain vanilla.
With a recipe as easy and delicious as this, you can become a pastry chef in no time!
These salted caramel truffles feature a beautiful combination of flavors.
And they’re packed with healthy ingredients like Medjool dates and cashews.
Don’t be afraid to have fun with it. Cover them in chocolate, add more caramel, or roll them in coconut!
What’s the perfect way to turn a bad day into a good one? Salted caramel, of course!
And when it’s paired with a moist and decadent Southern-style cake, there’s simply no stopping you.
You can dress it up with a dollop of whipped cream or some caramel sauce, or just indulge in its pure, unadulterated glory.
There’s nothing pure or unadulterated about this one.
Oh no, this thing is dark and dangerous. Make it once, and everyone you know will request it again and again.
And if you want to really tip it over the top, add some chopped peanut butter cups!
Say goodbye to boring desserts and hello to the ultimate indulgence.
The recipe is a baking masterpiece.
It starts with a rich chocolate cake and finished with luxurious cappuccino frosting and a generous amount of salted caramel sauce.
Do I need to say more?
Desserts are like a good punchline. They work best when there’s a surprise ending.
And boy, oh boy, does this trifle not disappoint.
With layer upon layer of gooey brownie, light-as-air cream, and syrupy caramel, it’s impossible to resist a second (or third, or fourth) helping.
It’s a must-try.
This sweet treat is the real deal.
It’s simple, delicious, and can last you a couple of days. But I warn you, it’s so good that you’ll be tempted to eat it all in one sitting.
The salted caramel torte is more than a dessert. It’s a divine masterpiece that will put your taste buds on a roller coaster ride.
This recipe combines the rich and creamy flavors of chocolate with the nutty and crunchy texture of walnuts.
But wait, there’s more!
The salty swirls take things up a notch, cutting through the sweet like a knife.
Forget chocolate or cheese – let’s gather around a pot of melty caramel instead.
Served with pretty much anything you can imagine, this is super a fun dessert to enjoy with friends.
Just remember – it’s hot!
The recipe is quite simple – just melt a couple of pantry-staple ingredients, and voila!
In less than 20 minutes, you’ve got yourself a batch of luscious salted caramel candies.
As for serving options, you can never go wrong with a beautiful candy dish, or even a small bag as a sweet gift to a friend.
I’m going to be honest – this recipe is very nit-picky and time-consuming.
But I can promise you one thing; it’s so good, you’ll make it on repeat.
It’s an amazing tower of deliciousness with multiple chocolate, caramel, and ice cream layers.
And, once you get the hang of it, it’ll be a breeze.
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