5 Caramel Recipes for National Caramel Day

April 5th, 2016 by Desiree Smith

If you’re a caramel lover, today is your day! There are so many ways to enjoy caramel: atop ice cream or in coffee drinks, covering apples, drizzling it over cookies or cakes, or simply enjoying it on its own. However you like it, celebrate National Caramel Day with one of these rich caramel recipes.

National Caramel Day

1. Salted Caramel Whoopie Pies. With just a hint of salt from the Salted Caramel Treatology flavor infused into this decadent whoopie pie recipe, every other delicious, chocolatey flavor is enhanced. A sprinkle of salt naturally brings out the toasty, browned notes of caramel. Add luciously soft whoopie pies sandwiched with cream filling and you have just the right level of elevated flavor – the perfect balance of salty and sweet.

Salted Caramel Whoopie Pies

2. Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies. These ultra-fudgy brownies are topped with a layer of rich, creamy Salted Caramel-flavored white chocolate ganache. Pretzel bits are stirred into the brownie and then dusted over the top, providing a satisfying and salty crunch in every bite. Other brownies just don’t stack up.

Salted Caramel Pretzel Brownies

3. Caramel Pecan Brownies. A simple brownie topped with a few pecans and caramel is a rich, classic dessert perfect for any time!

Caramel Pecan Brownies

4. Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits with Caramel Glaze. Caramel doesn’t have to be saved for desserts only! Drizzle a caramel glaze on top of these cinnamon raisin biscuits for a special breakfast treat. Studded with plump raisins, these biscuits are best served warm with the caramel glaze still gooey and dripping.

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits with Caramel Glaze

5. Salted Turtle Cookie Cups. If you’re a fan of salty-and-sweet, do we have a cookie for you! Ooey gooey caramel, melted dark cocoa Candy Melts candy and a crunchy pecan top a buttery brown sugar cookie cup. A sprinkling of salt makes it even more divine.



Are you a fan of caramel? What’s your favorite caramel treat?

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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