Best Caramel Desserts

Love caramel? These 14 fantastic recipes are sure to satisfy your caramel cravings! - Bake or Break

As much as I can’t believe it was ever the case, I haven’t always been a big fan of caramel desserts. Now I can’t imagine not immediately saying yes to an offering of a rich, gooey, caramel treat!

If you’re a fan of all things caramel, then this collection is for you. While I have quite a few recipes that include caramel, these are the ones that keep the flavor focus on caramel as either the main flavor or one of the primary flavors. We’ve got cakes and bars and pies and cheesecake and more!

Happy baking!

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Pecan and Salted Caramel Cheesecake takes traditional cheesecake and ups the ante with rich caramel, toasty pecans, and a sprinkling of salt. - Bake or Break
Pecan and Salted Caramel Cheesecake

A pecan shortbread crust, a gooey layer of caramel, and a rich chocolate ganache make this Turtle Tart a can't-miss dessert! - Bake or Break

Turtle Tart

A sweet, brown sugar-y cake topped with a simple caramel glaze - Caramel Bundt Cake at Bake or Break

Caramel Bundt Cake

Caramel Cream Cheese Bars feature delicious layers of shortbread, caramel, cream cheese, and nuts. - Bake or Break

Caramel Cream Cheese Bars

This Brown Sugar Caramel Cheesecake has SO many delicious layers. The flavor is AMAZING! - Bake or Break

Brown Sugar Caramel Cheesecake with Oatmeal Cookie Crust

Rich caramel and crunchy cashews add big flavor to these Salty Cashew Caramel Cookies. The sprinkle of salt on top makes them even better! - Bake or Break

Salty Cashew Caramel Cookies

Salted Caramel Almond Bars start with a buttery crust, followed by caramel, almonds, and a sprinkling of salt. A sweet and salty favorite! - Bake or Break

Salted Caramel Almond Bars

Mini Caramel Tarts combine a cream cheese crust with a rich caramel filling that can be topped with whipped cream, salt, chocolate, or your favorite topping. - Bake or Break

Mini Caramel Tarts

This delicious coffee cake is swirled and topped with a sweet caramel crumb that's absolutely fantastic!

Caramel Crumb Coffee Cake

Salted Caramel Swirl Marshmallows are surprisingly simple to make and filled with rich salty caramel.

Salted Caramel Swirl Marshmallows

Gooey caramel is sandwiched between sweet oat layers in these delicious Caramel Oatmeal Bars. - Bake or Break

Caramel Oatmeal Bars

Caramel Pecan Brownie Cake is perfectly rich, gooey, nutty, and mouthwatering! - Bake or Break

Caramel Pecan Brownie Cake

Salted Caramel Pots de Creme are delicious, rich, and elegant. A must for fans of sweet and salty desserts! - Bake or Break

Salted Caramel Pots de Creme

You'll love the fantastic flavor of this Bourbon Caramel Swirl Cheesecake. The combination of rich caramel and buttery, spicy bourbon are a perfect pair! - Bake or Break

Bourbon Caramel Swirl Cheesecake