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25 Sweet and Easy Caramel Desserts

Caramel is one of my favorite flavors and it pairs particularly well with so many seasonal treats. Caramel apples, for example, are hugely popular this time of year. There are also lots of other caramel flavored things that are wonderful in the fall and winter. Pumpkin bars with caramel, caramel stuffed cookies, even just caramel on top of ice cream! Caramel also works well as a condiment. If not everyone wants some you can always serve it in a bowl on the side of dessert. That way people can drizzle it over their cheesecake as desired. Here are some of my favorite silky and easy caramel desserts!

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    25 Sweet and Easy Caramel Desserts

    If you love the rich taste of caramel you'll adore these sweet caramel filled desserts!

  • Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bars 2 of 26
    Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bars

    Mmm, caramel drizzled over pumpkin bars is the most wonderful kind of fall dessert. These would even make a terrific Thanksgiving dessert dish for the whole family!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Pumpkin Creme Caramel 3 of 26
    Pumpkin Creme Caramel

    This easy and delicious dessert is full of fall flavor with the spiced pumpkin drenched in sweet caramel. It is easy to make and looks wonderfully elegant. It would be great for finishing off a fancy holiday meal!

    Photo: Jaime Richardson

  • Chocolate Pudding with Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce 4 of 26
    Chocolate Pudding with Peaut Butter Caramel Sauce

    Oh la la... everyone LOVES a rich chocolate pudding! Take your dish over the top by drizzling it with a rich pumpkin caramel sauce and crunchy peanuts. It is a dessert made in caramel heaven!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Slow Cooker Caramel Pumpkin Butter 5 of 26
    Slow Cooker Caramel Pumpkin Butter

    This amazing pumpkin butter would be perfect on toasted baguette slices, for dipping fruit, or drizzled over ice cream. Best of all, you can make it in your slow cooker! That is easily the best way to make your caramel - no candy thermometer needed!

    Photo: Mari Hernandez-Tuten

  • Chocolate Macarons with Salted Caramel 6 of 26
    Chocolate Macarons with Salted Caramel

    These awesome cookies would make a wonderful after dinner treat for the whole family. They are rich and chocolatey and filled with sweet caramel. You could even wrap them up and give them as gifts!

    Photo: Mia Ohrn

  • Brandied Caramel Apple Pie 7 of 26
    Brandied Caramel Apple Pie

    If you really want to give apple pie a lift try adding a drizzle of sweet caramel. Everyone at your table will love it. And serve extra caramel sauce on the side for drizzling!

    Photo: Sandra Lee

  • Chewy Caramel Marshmallow Bars 8 of 26
    Chewy Marshmallow Bars

    These amazing caramel bars would be fantastic for kids and adults alike. Make them for kids to take to school. Or, serve them up on a holiday cookie platter!

    Photo: Casey Mullins

  • Salted Caramel Blondies 9 of 26
    Salted Caramel Blondies

    These amazing blondies are perfect for fall. They are rich and buttery and drizzled with a terrific salted caramel sauce. I LOVE how they are great for school snacks and also for a holiday dessert plate!

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Salted Caramel Microwave Popcorn 10 of 26
    Salted Caramel Microwave Popcorn

    This easy peasy caramel dessert is perfect for nibbling on after a large meal. It would also be perfect for serving up at home on movie night!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Caramel Apple Cider Shooters 11 of 26
    Caramel Apple Cider Shooters

    Sometimes you just need an easy, light dessert. Make it fun and pour yourself a nip of cider and rim the glasses with caramel and sprinkles. For fun, dip an apple slice in caramel and use it for a garnish!

    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • Caramel Pretzel Blondies 12 of 26
    Caramel Pretzel Blondies

    These gorgeous moist blondies are perfect for an easy caramel dessert. The pretzels add terrific crunch and saltiness. Cut these up into small squares and they are elegant enough for any dessert plate!

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Chocolate Covered Caramel Corn 13 of 26
    Chocolate Covered Caramel Corn

    These delicious caramel corn bites are so easy to make. All you need is your microwave! This awesome dessert is perfect for fall and will please the whole family.

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Caramel Cupcakes 14 of 26
    Caramel Cupcakes

    Everyone loves a good cupcake recipe. Here are some terrific and easy caramel cupcakes. You can serve them up for any event and even take them to school!

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Chocolate Caramel Brownie Cup 15 of 26
    Chocolate Caramel Brownie Cup

    These awesome brownie cups are stuffed with warm, melted caramel. There is no better easy, sweet dessert than this!

    Photo: Macki Cayloma

  • Raw Chia Caramel Sauce 16 of 26
    Raw Chia Caramel Sauce

    This amazing caramel sauce is actually made with agave! For a healthy twist in caramel make this new recipe today. Serve it up with ice cream or yogurt for a sweet treat.

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Caramel Banana Shortcake 17 of 26
    Caramel Banana Shortcake

    This amazing shortcake is the best kind of scrumptious caramel dessert. It is crisped with butter, topped with bananas, and drizzled with the best kind of sauce! Enjoy it for a wonderful dessert any day of the year!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Coconut Milk and Brown Rice Pudding with Caramel 18 of 26
    Coconut Milk and Brown Rice Pudding with Caramel

    This amazing pudding is ideal for a sweet, healthy caramel dessert. It is perfect for a light bite after a heavy meal. Plus, it is completely vegan!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Salted Chocolate Caramel Sauce 19 of 26
    Salted Chocolate Caramel

    This rich and decadent sauce is the perfect kind of chocolate-caramel dessert. Drizzle it over ice cream, yogurt, or even into hot chocolate for a terrific caramel treat.

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Caramel Apple Macarons 20 of 26
    Caramel Apple Macarons

    These incredible macarons are deliciously sweet and fun to make. To give them a caramel twist they are dipped in warm caramel and then some chopped nuts. The perfect, easy caramel dessert!

    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

     

  • Coconut Caramel Brownies 21 of 26
    Coconut Caramel Brownies

    These decadent brownies are filled to the nines with rich caramel flavor. They are the ideal over-the-top sweet treat. To serve them up for dessert, serve on a platter with a side of milk to wash them down!

    Photo: A Spicy Perspective

  • Caramel Macchiato 22 of 26
    Caramel Macchiato

    Sometimes you just want coffee for dessert and that is just fine. How about give it a caramel twist and make this amazing caramel macchiato. It is sweet and light and ideal for an after meal sip!

    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Caramel Stuffed Snickerdoodles 23 of 26
    Caramel Stuffed Snickerdoodle

    A simple twist for your after dinner cookie is to stuff it with caramel. Everyone will love the delicious sweet center!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Apple Cider Caramel Sauce 24 of 26
    Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

    This delicious dessert sauce is perfect for almost any kind of caramel dessert. Drizzle it over cheesecake, ice cream, or even yogurt for a decadent treat. I won't tell anyone if you scoop it right out of the jar with your finger!

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Chocolate Caramel Cookies 25 of 26
    Chocolate Caramel Cookies

    These gorgeous gooey cookies are rich and chocolatey and stuffed with caramel! Everyone will love the sweet center and they are perfect for making to serve after dinner.

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Caramel Filled Chocolate Cupcakes 26 of 26
    Caramel Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

    These amazing cupcakes are stuffed with rich, gooey caramel and are perfect for a big after dinner treat. They are also great for kids birthday parties and for taking to school!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

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