20 Times Salted Caramel Made Dessert Even Better (RECIPES)

Here's how you can put it on EVERYTHING.

Salted caramel has quickly made its way into the mainstream dessert world. Once considered a novelty only found in artisanal shops, you can now find Chips Ahoy making salted caramel chocolate chip cookies -- and to be honest, we couldn't be more thrilled.

While we love caramel just as it is (and we would never turn it down), when it's sprinkled with salt it becomes more complex, more well-rounded and, well, a little bit more grown up. Salted caramel tastes great plain (by the spoonful), but it also makes a great addition to cupcakes, tarts, brownies and puddings.

Here are the 20 best ways you can get more salted caramel into your life:

Salted Caramel Custard
Get the Salted Caramel Custard recipe by fiveandspice via Food52
Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Salted Caramel Cupcakes recipe by Brown Eyed Baker
Salted Caramel Pecan Tart
Dee Wilcox/Food52
Get the Salted Caramel Pecan Tart recipe by Dee Wilcox via Food52
Salted Caramel Buttercream Chocolate Cake
The Faux Martha
Salted Caramel Bundt Cake
Eats Well With Others
Get the Salted Caramel Bundt Cake recipe by Eats Well With Others
Salted Caramel Apple Pie
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Salted Caramel Apple Pie recipe by Brown Eyed Baker
Salted Caramel Frosting
Zac Wolf
Get the Salted Caramel Frosting recipe by Becca Bakes
Chocolate Caramel Cups
How Sweet It Is
Get the Chocolate Caramel Cups recipe by How Sweet It Is
Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Delicious Everyday
Get the Salted Caramel Apple Cupcakes recipe by Delicious Everyday
Sweet Corn Ice Cream With A Salted Caramel Swirl
How Sweet It Is
Perfect Crepes With Salted Caramel Sauce
Salted Caramel Brownies
Annie's Eats
Get the Salted Caramel Brownies recipe by Annie's Eats
Salted Caramel Apple Pie Cheesecake
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Salted Caramel Apple Pie Cheesecake recipe by Brown Eyed Baker
Salted Caramel Chocolate Tort
Katie Cakes
Rice Krispie Treats With Chocolate, Toasted Walnuts And Salted Caramel
Creative Culinary/Food52
Sweet And Salty Chocolate Cake With Whipped Caramel-Chocolate Frosting
Good Thymes and Good Food
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate recipe by A Beautiful Mess
Salted Caramel Skillet Brownie
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Salted Caramel Skillet Brownie recipe by Eclectic Recipes
Salted Caramel Cookie Dough Truffles
The Baker Chick
Dad's Cheesecake Bars
Aida Mollenkamp
Get the Dad's Cheesecake Bars Recipe by Aida Mollenkamp

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