Caramel desserts are decadently delicious! I’ve gathered 20 of my best recipes to satisfy every craving. There are cookies, muffins, cakes, rolls and more! Each recipe is easy enough for weekday baking, but special enough for gifting and entertaining.

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The beauty of caramel is that it pairs so well with other ingredients. It’s gorgeous with chocolate, of course, but it also makes magic with bananas, apples and other fruits. It’s textural and decadent with ingredients like oats, nuts and so much more! Browse through my collection of 20 tried and true recipes, and don’t forget to pin and save for later.

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20 Easy Caramel Desserts

Click through for the details of each recipe, plus a free printable recipe card!

Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake

This is such a gorgeous pound cake. It presents beautifully and is fabulous for wedding showers and baby showers. I love it in the fall, but it’s great all year long.

Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Cake recipe is has a luxurious dense texture and is covered with salted caramel sauce that seeps into every bite. Make a statement with this amazing Brown Sugar Pound Cake that is made with just six staple ingredients! Read More

1 hr 45 mins

Cobblers are for more than just fruits! This one is packed with chocolate and caramel.

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Cobbler

This salted caramel chocolate cobbler is an unforgettable fusion of gooey caramel, melted butter and rich chocolate. It’s a cookie + cobbler combo that results in a sweet and salty caramel dessert recipe that is truly DIVINE when topped with whipped cream or ice cream. Read More

25 mins

Caramel Dessert Bars

These are some of my favorites. They’ve got all the texture and sweet and salty profile of a cookie, with the ease of one pan for baking!

Caramel Pecan Pie

Caramels and pecans go together like peanut butter and jelly!

Caramel Pecan Pie

The best caramel pecan pie recipe is quick and easy, with a few easy shortcuts. This is a rich, gooey, seasonal pie with an unbelievable texture is best served warm, straight from the oven.  Read More

45 mins

A saucepan filled with caramel sauce is placed on a white surface, surrounded by small bowls containing pecans, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt.

Mini Pecan Pie Bites

Mini Pecan Pies

These little mini pecan pies are bite-sized beauties, perfect for gatherings. Infused with decadent caramel in each little bite, they are a wonderful indulgence.  Read More

21 mins

Caramel Cream Cheese Bread

It’s like my favorite cheesecake and quick bread had a baby.

Caramel Cream Cheese Bread

This quick caramel cream cheese bread is so good you’ll wish you had it every day. It’s like a combination of all the decadence of cheesecake flavors, with the ease of your favorite quick bread recipes. Read More

1 hr

Caramel Banana Muffins

Banana muffins that are anything but boring!

Banana Caramel Muffins

Banana Caramel Muffins are bakery level delicious. This banana and caramel muffin recipe combines the sweet flavor of banana with a gooey caramel center to create a decadent muffin that is perfect for breakfast or snacking. Read More

26 mins

Caramel Cookies

Caramel is so good in cookies. There’s just something about that melty interior and crunchy surface in combination!

Salted Caramel Sugar Cookies

Salted Caramel Sugar Cookies

These salted caramel sugar cookies are a thick, soft, chewy sugar cookie, topped with a beautiful pool of salted caramel icing!  Read More

18 mins

Caramel Rolls

With or without pecans, caramel rolls are an iconic brunch treat.

Caramel Rolls

These soft, moist, caramel rolls are topped with creamy caramel frosting – so good you’d never know they start from a can of crescent sheets!  Read More

36 mins

Caramel Pecan Sticky Rolls

Caramel Pecan Sticky Rolls

One dish caramel pecan sticky rolls have a gooey, decadent caramel sauce + a hint of cinnamon. They’re made in just 10 minutes hands on time! Read More

30 mins

Caramel Apple Recipes

Maybe you can’t have a caramel apple every day, but you can enjoy the flavors of this iconic combo all year long.

Caramel Dessert Toppings

From traditional salted caramel sauce to icing and frosting, I’ve got your dessert covered with even more goodness!

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