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Salted Caramel Recipes You Need to Pin or Try Now

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What could be better than sweet, creamy caramel? How about salted caramel? It satisfies that sweet-salty craving that many have. If you want to make a dessert that’s more than just sweet, take a look at these pinnable salted caramel recipes.

1. Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Salted Caramel Recipes Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Photo: Pinterest/A Spicy Perspective

How could you go wrong with gooey caramel and chocolate chips? These cookie bars from A Spicy Perspective hide a salty, sweet caramel filling between layers of chocolate chip cookies. Super tasty and easy-to-make, this recipe needs to be a part of your salted caramel recipes you regularly turn to.

2. Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted Caramel Recipes Salted Caramel Sauce

Photo: Pinterest/Baker by Nature

Make easy caramel sauce without worrying about preparation time or leftovers. This 6-minute sauce from Baker by Nature makes just enough (one cup) for tonight’s dessert for your family. Pour it over ice cream, cake, or brownies. Or add it to your coffee for a salted caramel latte that will make even Starbucks jealous.

3. Salted Caramel Popcorn

Salted Caramel Recipes Popcorn

Photo: Pinterest/12 Tomatoes

Caramel and popcorn pair together naturally, as do salt and popcorn. Why not combine all three for a salty-sweet movie snack? 12 Tomatoes did, and the result is delicious. Though you could just buy a bag of sugary popcorn at the store, eating homemade salted caramel popcorn is so much more satisfying. You’ve never really had popcorn until you’ve tasted fresh caramel popcorn still warm from the oven.

4. Salted Caramel Pots de Crème

Salted Caramel Recipes pots de creme

Photo: Pinterest/Cooking Classy

For a fancy French dessert that has a familiar taste and texture, turn to pots de crème. Though the name sounds upscale, think of these desserts as a cross between a creamy pudding and a firm flan. Cooking Classy walks you through all the steps you need to make your own salted caramel pots de crème, and the best part is the individual serving sizes they come in. You get just enough to tantalize your taste buds and really remember what good desserts taste like. Though these take some prior planning and a little effort, you really should add this dish to your salted caramel recipes Pinterest board.

5. Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Photo: Pinterest/Ashlee Marie

Any collection of salted caramel recipes should include instructions for cheesecake. The naturally savory cream cheese pairs perfectly with the sweet and salty caramel topping. Ashlee Marie has a recipe for a salted caramel cheesecake that will appeal to those who like both sweet and salty. The crunchy topping of fleur de sel (a type of French sea salt) lets you adjust how salty you want the caramel sauce to taste. Whether you consider yourself a cheesecake lover, a caramel lover, or both, make this dish when you next crave a treat.

6. Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

Photo: Pinterest/Lauren’s Latest

Take a childhood favorite and transform it for adult tastes. Lauren’s Latest turns sweet, marshmallowy Rice Krispies treats into salty and sweet caramel snacks. This recipe is almost just as easy as the original, but it adds the buttery taste of caramel and the savory flavor of crunchy salt.

7. Salted Caramel Brownies

Salted Caramel Brownies

Photo: Pinterest/The Recipe Critic

Brownies and caramel appeal to many, but why not elevate this dessert to another level by adding it to the salted caramel recipes collection? The Recipe Critic has a brownie recipe that features both sweet caramel and crunchy sea salt. These will disappear almost as quickly as you can bring them out. Be ready and make a double batch.