Salted Honey Caramels

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Caramelized honey becomes absolutely dreamy in these lush salted caramel squares. Use a good quality coarse sea salt to really bring out the sweet caramel flavors.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour

Serves: 21

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cup honey
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. coarse sea salt

Directions

  • Measure out vanilla extract and butter and set near the stove. Grease an 8" × 8" baking dish with 1 tablespoon of the butter.
  • Combine honey and cream in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Stir occasionally while mixture cooks until it reaches soft ball stage, about 250°F on a candy thermometer. Remove pan from the heat and immediately stir in vanilla and remaining butter. Stir until butter is completely melted and incorporated.
  • Pour into prepared dish. Sprinkle with salt. Place in the freezer to harden for 30 minutes.
  • Cut into squares or scoop out balls with a spoon. Keep leftovers in the fridge or freezer and keep cold when serving. Caramels will melt and become sticky in high humidity and hot temperatures.

Recipe Information

Serves: 21

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cup honey
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. coarse sea salt

Directions

  • Measure out vanilla extract and butter and set near the stove. Grease an 8" × 8" baking dish with 1 tablespoon of the butter.
  • Combine honey and cream in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Stir occasionally while mixture cooks until it reaches soft ball stage, about 250°F on a candy thermometer. Remove pan from the heat and immediately stir in vanilla and remaining butter. Stir until butter is completely melted and incorporated.
  • Pour into prepared dish. Sprinkle with salt. Place in the freezer to harden for 30 minutes.
  • Cut into squares or scoop out balls with a spoon. Keep leftovers in the fridge or freezer and keep cold when serving. Caramels will melt and become sticky in high humidity and hot temperatures.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories60
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium340mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars13g
Protein0g