Salted Whiskey Caramels

Dona Amador


Found this recipe and had to try it. They came out great.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 64 thin caramels
10 Min
20 Min


  • 5 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    whiskey (i used jack daniels)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt, for sprinkling

How to Make Salted Whiskey Caramels


  1. Line a 9-inch square pan with parchment or wax paper, allowing the paper to drape over the sides; spray lightly with cooking spray.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, whipping cream, whiskey, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boiling, stirring frenquently. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. In 3-quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup and water. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. DO NOT STIR. Boil until sugar turns a warm golden brown.
  4. When sugar mixture is done, turn off the heat and slowly add the cream mixture to the sugar mixture. BE CAREFUL - it will violently bubble up. Cook over meduim-low heat for about 10 minutes, until mixture reaches 248 degrees F on a candy thermometer. Pour caramel into prepared pan; cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. kosher salt; cool completely.
  5. Cut into squares; wrap individually in wax paper.

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About Salted Whiskey Caramels

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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