Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe

Soft chewy salted caramel squares with a hint of bourbon flavor! This Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe is so easy to prepare, you’ll be happy to make batch after batch for friends and family this holiday season. 

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One of my biggest thrills of the holiday season is gift-giving.

Receiving a gift is always nice. Yet for me, there’s nothing better than to hand someone a little memento that shows just how much I love them.

Gifts don’t always have to be extravagant and costly. Sometimes the gifts that speak the loudest are the ones you made by hand. You’re silently telling the recipient that they are worth your money, your creative energy, and most importantly… your precious time.

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You’ve heard the sayings “Actions speak louder than words” and “It’s more blessed to give than to receive.”

This season, I encourage you to take the time to make one gift. If you’ve never done it before, you’ll be amazed by the impact it leaves on your friends and family.


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Every year I spend hours making cookies and candies to package and give to loved ones.

This season among the thumbprints and fudge, I decided to make something slightly more elegant, yet just as comforting… our new Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe.

I know, I know. Candy making sounds complicated.

However, I promise you this is the easiest and fastest caramel candy recipe you’ll ever try. Plus each little bite of this Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe is sheer magic in your mouth!

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The beauty of each little salted caramel is the creamy dreamy texture and taste that comes from ultra silky California dairy and caramelized sugar.

I love using California-made dairy products, because California has such high standards for their dairy industry, that they produce meticulously consistent dairy products. I know when I buy cheeses, milk, cream, and butter with the Real California Milk seal, I’m buying quality.

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To make this super-easy, yet luxurious, Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe start by bringing cream, butter, sugar, bourbon, and corn syrup to a boil.

Using mostly brown sugar gives you a jump-start on the caramelization process, so it takes less time to make.

Place a candy thermometer on the edge of the sauce pot and when the temperature reaches 245 degrees F, test the caramel candy recipe by spooning a little bit into a cup of ice water. The ice water will cool the candy quickly, then you can pick it up and pop it in your mouth to see if it has the flavor and soft chewy texture you like.

If it’s too soft, or isn’t as caramelized as you like, you can simmer it a bit longer and test again.

Quick Salted Caramel Candy Recipe with a hint of Bourbon! #caramel #saltedcaramel #holiday #homemade

The alcohol cooks out leaving a hint of boozy essence that give each little salted caramel a kiss of something special.

Pour the molten Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe into a parchment paper lined baking dish and cool.

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Cut. Generously sprinkle with salt. Then wrap each piece in wax paper so they are easy to pass around.

Upon first taste, your loved ones are going to know just how special they are to you!

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Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe

Yield: 80+ caramels

Prep Time:15 minutes

Cook Time:30 minutes

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Amazing Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe! This soft chewy caramel candy recipe makes the absolute and easiest salted caramel you’ll ever try.


  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup salted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Course or flake sea salt


  1. Place the sugars, heavy cream, butter, corn syrup and bourbon in a large sauce pot. Attach a candy thermometer to the edge of the pot with the tip touching the ingredients, then place over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, then reduce the heat to medium- low. Allow the mixture to simmer until it reaches 245-260 degrees F and is the desired color you like for caramel. If the temperature starts rising faster than the caramel is browning, lower the heat even more to give it time to caramelize.
  3. Meanwhile, line a 9 X 13 inch baking dish with parchment paper and cut the corners so it folds into the dish neatly. Spray the parchment with non-stick cooking spray. Then prepare a cup of ice water to test the caramel. Once the caramel reaches at least 245 degrees F, use a spoon to drop a little bit of molten caramel into the ice water. Lift it out and test for texture. It should be firm enough to cut, yet soft enough to chew. If needed, simmer the caramel a little longer, but do not allow it to go over 260 degrees F. Once it’s ready, stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Carefully pour the molten caramel into the prepared dish and allow it to cool completely. You can speed up the cooling process by placing the dish in the refrigerator. Once cooled, lift the whole sheet of caramel candy out of the dish by the edges of the parchment paper and cut into 1 inch squares. Sprinkle generously with sea salt, then wrap each candy in small pieces of wax paper.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 80+ caramels, Serving Size: 40

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 132 Calories
  • Total Fat: 6.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Sodium: 48mg
  • Carbohydrates: 18.2g
  • Sugar: 14.1g
  • Protein: 0.2g
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185 comments on “Bourbon Salted Caramel Candy Recipe

  1. Rachel Stetserposted December 25, 2018 at 8:49 pm Reply

    Best caramels I have ever made! Thank you for the recipe.

    Rating: 5
  2. Ashleyposted November 8, 2018 at 2:54 pm Reply

    This is more of a question. Can you replace the Bourbon with water? Again amazing recipe.

    • Sommer Collierposted November 10, 2018 at 1:32 am Reply

      Hi Ashley,

      Absolutely! Just make an equal swap. :)

  3. Traciposted December 7, 2016 at 2:02 pm Reply

    What kind of cream do you use for the bourbon caramels? Is it heavy cream? Whipping cream?

    • Sommerposted December 15, 2016 at 9:33 pm Reply

      Hi Traci,

      Use heavy cream for best results. :)

  4. Thomas Murphyposted December 11, 2014 at 10:21 pm Reply

    I love Eggnog!

  5. Staci Williamsposted December 11, 2014 at 7:19 pm Reply

    Seafood lasagna–creamy bechemel sauce and lots of cheese!

  6. Annetteposted December 11, 2014 at 6:56 pm Reply

    My favorite dairy-laden holiday food is homemade Egg Nog.

  7. Carmen Nposted December 11, 2014 at 2:31 pm Reply

    Grasshopper pie

  8. Nora Bposted December 11, 2014 at 11:29 am Reply

    Chocolate cream pie!

  9. Hanna Heavenerposted December 11, 2014 at 12:04 am Reply

    Ice cream, I’may partial to peppermint this time of year.

  10. Paulinaposted December 9, 2014 at 9:40 pm Reply

    My favorite would be a turtle cheesecake!

  11. Carolyn Gposted December 9, 2014 at 7:24 pm Reply

    eggnog cake

  12. Karen Sueposted December 9, 2014 at 1:36 pm Reply

    Tom & Jerry batter

  13. Jsposted December 9, 2014 at 7:36 am Reply

    When I was in college, my aunt used to send me care packages that included homemade caramels. Unfortunately she passed away before I got the recipe. Thank you for reviving good memories.

  14. tanya subialdea | devine, txposted December 8, 2014 at 11:58 am Reply

    My fave dairy holiday dish is egg nog! =)

  15. tanya subialdea | devine, txposted December 8, 2014 at 11:56 am Reply

    I seriously need to try these caramels! They look DELISH! I’m always a little intimidated by candy-making, but thanks to your “easy-even-for-me” instructions, I think I’ve got this! =)

  16. candiceposted December 8, 2014 at 9:51 am Reply

    My favorite dairy-laden holiday dish is custard pie.

  17. Susanposted December 7, 2014 at 11:48 pm Reply

    My favorite dairy-laden item for the holidays is homemade eggnog. Bring on the cream!

  18. Katt Lewisposted December 7, 2014 at 8:31 pm Reply

    Do White Russians count? Then I’d go with cheesecake and maybe homemade mac & cheese with ham.

  19. Colleenposted December 7, 2014 at 7:49 pm Reply


  20. Jonathan Campoverdeposted December 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm Reply

    Also, we make this cranberry frozen salad with whipped cream and milk. It’s amazing.

  21. Marsha Lynneposted December 7, 2014 at 7:19 pm Reply

    Everything is Better with Butter. Can’t wait to try this recipe.

  22. jules sposted December 7, 2014 at 4:52 pm Reply

    My mom’s cream cheese candy. It is so yummy!

  23. jessicaposted December 7, 2014 at 3:32 pm Reply

    peppermint icecream!!

  24. Britposted December 7, 2014 at 2:13 pm Reply

    mac n’ cheese, forever and always.

  25. Danielle Tposted December 7, 2014 at 1:35 pm Reply

    Brown sugar maple pumpkin pie (made with 1/2 & 1/2) and homemade whipped cream – yum!

  26. MBposted December 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm Reply

    Mashed Potatoes – milk, cream, sour cream, butter. Back on the diet tomorrow.

  27. Danyelleposted December 7, 2014 at 8:13 am Reply


  28. Marla Meridithposted December 7, 2014 at 8:08 am Reply

    I love homemade caramel & these look perfect!

    Rating: 5
  29. Lisa Sposted December 7, 2014 at 6:27 am Reply

    Oh, it has to be eggnog!

  30. Sabineposted December 7, 2014 at 12:40 am Reply

    I make cinnamon rolls that use milk as the liquid and top them with a powdered sugar glaze using half and half. My family delivers them to friends and family on Christmas Eve.

  31. Annaposted December 7, 2014 at 12:03 am Reply


  32. Reneeposted December 6, 2014 at 10:41 pm Reply

    Baked mac & cheese

  33. Tomposted December 6, 2014 at 10:24 pm Reply


  34. talya Bposted December 6, 2014 at 9:45 pm Reply


  35. Nahtanhaposted December 6, 2014 at 7:36 pm Reply

    Anything with eggnog! By itself or in a recipe.

  36. Lynda Garciaposted December 6, 2014 at 7:25 pm Reply

    Cheesecake! :)

  37. [email protected]posted December 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm Reply

    potatoes au gratin!

  38. Rebeccaposted December 6, 2014 at 12:58 pm Reply

    My great-aunt’s cheesecake!

  39. Maneesha Pradhanposted December 6, 2014 at 11:56 am Reply

    Mashed potatoes with cream and butter. Roasted garlic of course!!

  40. Gina Guthrieposted December 6, 2014 at 10:39 am Reply

    scalloped potatoes!!!

  41. Connieposted December 6, 2014 at 10:39 am Reply

    Love me some cheesecake!!

  42. Katherineposted December 6, 2014 at 10:27 am Reply

    Mashed potatoes with lots of heavy cream and butter. YumYum!

  43. Dee Parkerposted December 6, 2014 at 8:41 am Reply

    My fave is custard, which is then served with a nice steamed pudding.

  44. Marjorieposted December 6, 2014 at 8:25 am Reply

    Are these products available in Pittsburgh, PA. If so, what markets?

    • Sommerposted December 6, 2014 at 9:45 am Reply

      Hi Marjorie, if you can’t find California-made dairy products, buy your favorite brands. ;)

  45. Barbposted December 6, 2014 at 8:01 am Reply

    I absolutly love milk caramels ,also cheese cake

  46. Kelli Bposted December 6, 2014 at 3:39 am Reply

    I am so going to make this!

  47. Alicia Prestonposted December 6, 2014 at 1:40 am Reply

    That would have to be one of our family’s Greek influenced holiday traditions: Pastitsio. My grandmother’s version involves a lot more cheese and less “sauce” than the recipes I see online. It is cheesy, chewy-crunchy decadence.

  48. Jennifer Essadposted December 6, 2014 at 1:39 am Reply

    My dad’s recipe for divinity, we make peppermint, chocolate, black walnut and maple – my mom’s recipe for fudge and I love baked alaska

  49. Pat Collins Millerposted December 6, 2014 at 12:38 am Reply

    Homemade mashed potatoes made with lots of butter and milk.

  50. Danielleposted December 6, 2014 at 12:25 am Reply

    My absolute favorite treat is peppermint cheesecake.

  51. heatherposted December 5, 2014 at 11:24 pm Reply

    My favorite is the Harry and David cheesecake – LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!

  52. Mason Canyonposted December 5, 2014 at 11:24 pm Reply

    I’d have to say my favorite is cheesecake.

  53. sharleenposted December 5, 2014 at 10:39 pm Reply

    Definitely chocolate mouse with some whipped cream, or any type of custard! Love creamy desserts!

  54. Kelly Gposted December 5, 2014 at 10:37 pm Reply


  55. karenposted December 5, 2014 at 10:32 pm Reply

    Banana Cheesecake!

  56. Sharonposted December 5, 2014 at 10:16 pm Reply

    Crene Brulee

  57. Janelleposted December 5, 2014 at 9:34 pm Reply

    Cheesecake, for sure!

  58. Amy Sposted December 5, 2014 at 9:29 pm Reply

    Cranberry cheesecake!!

  59. Anneposted December 5, 2014 at 9:13 pm Reply

    Well, I thought hard about what my favorite dairy-laden holiday treat is, and I decided on a nice, rich cheesecake. Then I read the other comments here, and I see that I’m not the only one!

  60. Mary Okruhlikposted December 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm Reply

    Cheesecake and fresh whipped cream.

  61. Birdie Skolfieldposted December 5, 2014 at 8:55 pm Reply

    Tres La Leche cake

  62. Ashley Outlandposted December 5, 2014 at 8:29 pm Reply

    Sopapilla Cheesecake!!

  63. tammigirlposted December 5, 2014 at 8:24 pm Reply

    Peanut butter fudge – with butter, yes, good amounts of butter.

    But also, we are big fans of tres leches cakes.

  64. Jeniferposted December 5, 2014 at 8:05 pm Reply

    Coconut cream pie is my favorite!

  65. Debbie Brayposted December 5, 2014 at 7:54 pm Reply

    Cheesecake is my favorite.

  66. Andrea D.posted December 5, 2014 at 7:48 pm Reply

    I love spinach artichoke dip. It is my absolute favorite. Thanks for the chance to enter.

  67. Rustposted December 5, 2014 at 7:44 pm Reply

    My number obe favorite is cheesecake.

  68. Marcia S.posted December 5, 2014 at 7:37 pm Reply

    I love all cheesecakes! I always make at least one around the holidays.

  69. Kelly Kandelposted December 5, 2014 at 7:06 pm Reply


  70. Amy Tongposted December 5, 2014 at 6:52 pm Reply

    Chocolate Yule Log filled with fresh chocolate whipped cream! It’s our family favorite! Thanks for hosting this exciting giveaway. :)

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

  71. shanntaposted December 5, 2014 at 6:50 pm Reply

    banana pudding

  72. Charlene Gloverposted December 5, 2014 at 6:27 pm Reply

    chocolate cream pie

  73. Kate Sparksposted December 5, 2014 at 6:26 pm Reply

    any potato dish using milk… mashed, scalloped, twice baked, etc…

  74. wilhelminaposted December 5, 2014 at 6:25 pm Reply

    I’m all about the mac and cheese!

  75. Julianaposted December 5, 2014 at 6:15 pm Reply

    I think my favorite (and my family’s), is cheesecake!

  76. Gabyposted December 5, 2014 at 6:04 pm Reply

    Whoa! These look so dang delicious!!!

  77. Pamela Gurganusposted December 5, 2014 at 5:56 pm Reply

    My favorite dairy-laden holiday dish is cheesecake! Oh, and my favorite beverage…eggnog!

  78. Christina Pposted December 5, 2014 at 5:55 pm Reply

    We love Mac and cheese with our holiday ham.

  79. Auntiepatchposted December 5, 2014 at 5:50 pm Reply

    Scalloped Potatoes or Cheesecake

  80. Donna Woosleyposted December 5, 2014 at 5:48 pm Reply

    Cheesecake!! Topped with cherries!

  81. libbyposted December 5, 2014 at 5:33 pm Reply


  82. Phyllisposted December 5, 2014 at 5:30 pm Reply

    Homemade Eggnog

  83. Meghan Finleyposted December 5, 2014 at 5:19 pm Reply


  84. Erin m.posted December 5, 2014 at 5:14 pm Reply

    I love cheesecake!

  85. Beth.. wa2bzeposted December 5, 2014 at 5:01 pm Reply

    Beautiful pics wuth the caramels. I’m fixing to start a batch as soon as I get finished here! As for a favorite, I have not one. It’s way to hard to make a decision. Caramel ANYTHING is always a winner! Thanks

  86. Denise E.posted December 5, 2014 at 4:59 pm Reply

    My favorite dairy-laden dish is chipped beef on toast, believe it or not. Cream, butter, eggs….it’s a heart attack on a plate

  87. Nikkiposted December 5, 2014 at 5:55 pm Reply


    Rating: 5
  88. Jenposted December 5, 2014 at 4:35 pm Reply

    For holidays, I just love cheesecake!

  89. Bonnie K.posted December 5, 2014 at 4:28 pm Reply

    Mac N Cheese with three different kinds of cheese, cream, milk, and butter. All very much dairy-laden. :)

  90. Stephanie Kposted December 5, 2014 at 4:21 pm Reply

    I always get a peppermint shake every year

  91. Beth Bposted December 5, 2014 at 4:09 pm Reply

    I love eggnog and I love creme brulee – it’s a hard choice!

  92. Deborah Rosenposted December 5, 2014 at 4:08 pm Reply

    My favorite dairy holiday treat is cheesecake cupcakes.

  93. Ireneposted December 5, 2014 at 3:45 pm Reply

    Ris-a-lamond, a creamy rice pudding with Almonds and Cherry Sauce. It’s Danish and I love it!

  94. Alison H.posted December 5, 2014 at 3:43 pm Reply

    I like a good Red Velvet Cheesecake for the holidays!

  95. Amy M. C.posted December 5, 2014 at 3:40 pm Reply

    Mac & Cheese is always a favorite at our table!

  96. Linda K.posted December 5, 2014 at 3:36 pm Reply

    I loves me some cheesecake!

  97. Taraposted December 5, 2014 at 3:28 pm Reply

    Vanilla custard!

  98. Amanda Sakovitzposted December 5, 2014 at 3:11 pm Reply

    I love oreo cheesecake!

  99. Shanaposted December 5, 2014 at 3:08 pm Reply

    Creme brulee, mmmm…

  100. Melissaposted December 5, 2014 at 3:03 pm Reply


  101. Becki @ Bites 'n Brewsposted December 5, 2014 at 2:53 pm Reply

    Shrimp Bisque!

  102. Elizabeth G.posted December 5, 2014 at 2:53 pm Reply

    Extra cheesy lasagna!

  103. Amy Reedposted December 5, 2014 at 2:47 pm Reply

    I absolutely LOVE homemade egg nog

  104. Corinnaposted December 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm Reply

    My uncle Eric’s rum punch: ice cream, ginger ale, pineapple chunks, and “the cheapest rum that won’t make you go blind.” It’s not Christmas without it!

  105. Sandy Headtkeposted December 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm Reply

    We drink a lot of cocoa with whip cream during the holidays. I put out a hot choclate bar and everyone becomes a kid again.

  106. Katieposted December 5, 2014 at 2:25 pm Reply

    so many to choose from. Probably cheesecake.

  107. Anne Weber-Falkposted December 5, 2014 at 2:16 pm Reply

    Vanilla custard!

  108. Chelseaposted December 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm Reply

    cheesecake for sweet and lasagna for savory..sooo good.

  109. Pattyposted December 5, 2014 at 2:05 pm Reply


  110. Kimposted December 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm Reply

    Not exactly a dish but eggnog eggnog eggnog!

  111. Colleen Boudreauposted December 5, 2014 at 1:47 pm Reply


  112. Sandraposted December 5, 2014 at 1:44 pm Reply

    Fresh whipped cream, with just a touch of sugar and vanilla

  113. Melissa Andersonposted December 5, 2014 at 1:41 pm Reply

    Turtle cheesecake is my favorite around the holidays! Caramels are a close second!

  114. Victoriaposted December 5, 2014 at 1:29 pm Reply

    English toffee!

  115. Juli Vposted December 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm Reply

    I love homemade salted chocolate covered caramels.

  116. Crisposted December 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm Reply

    Escaping tradition here– flan! Followed by cheesecake, and closely by all things chocolate.
    In the savory department, our family loves quiches or 4-cheese pie.

  117. Alyssaposted December 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm Reply

    Scalloped potatoes!

  118. Eva Dposted December 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm Reply

    LOVE dairy anything but my favorite dairy laden dish would have to be Cheesey Potatoes! Yum! Cheese, sour cream, butter and milk in this wonderful family favorite!

  119. Heatherposted December 5, 2014 at 1:13 pm Reply

    Butter cookies and eggnog are at the top of my list!!

  120. MaryBposted December 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm Reply

    Love anything caramel! And eggnog chiffon pie.

  121. [email protected] My Sweet Toothposted December 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm Reply

    Shortbread cookies!

  122. BusyWorkingMamaposted December 5, 2014 at 12:58 pm Reply

    I love hot chocolate around the holidays, topped with marshmallows.

  123. Nancy J.posted December 5, 2014 at 12:57 pm Reply

    Does hot chocolate with whipped cream count?

  124. Judith M.posted December 5, 2014 at 12:54 pm Reply

    Caramel topped cheesecake…so yummy.

  125. Simoneposted December 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm Reply

    Love me some hot chocolate made with dairy (not water!)

  126. Kimberlyposted December 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm Reply

    peppermint cheesecake

  127. faleen fedolposted December 5, 2014 at 12:45 pm Reply

    I love a noodle kugel that is made with sour cream, cottage cheese and cream cheese along with cinnamon, vanilla, eggs, and other ingredients.

  128. Melissa Masonposted December 5, 2014 at 12:44 pm Reply

    Well, eggnog is my favorite (of course!)

  129. Elisaposted December 5, 2014 at 12:41 pm Reply

    The whole salted caramel trend is one I wholeheartedly endorse!

  130. Ginaposted December 5, 2014 at 12:40 pm Reply

    Oh my goodness that looks amazing!!! I would have to say anything with eggnog added to it. Great giveaway- thank you!!

  131. Karen Dposted December 5, 2014 at 12:34 pm Reply

    My favorite is lasagna, with cheesecake running a close second.

  132. Darlene Petersonposted December 5, 2014 at 12:27 pm Reply

    I’d have to say cheesecake.

  133. Ashley @ Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchenposted December 5, 2014 at 12:25 pm Reply

    I saw these on IG this morning and am totally thinking of nixing one of the other recipes I was going to make for my Supper Club’s annual cookie/candy swap this weekend for these beauties. I mean WOW!!

  134. LaTanyaposted December 5, 2014 at 12:21 pm Reply


  135. Elizabethposted December 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm Reply

    Mine would have to be a Cheesecake.

  136. Kristina N.posted December 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm Reply

    I was actually looking for a caramel recipe and I love me some bourbon so this is perfect! And it’s pretty old fashioned, but I am big with making cheese logs and cheese boards.

  137. HSposted December 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm Reply

    I love cheesecake.

  138. Pauline Gudasposted December 5, 2014 at 12:17 pm Reply

    I love homemade custard pie

  139. Marsha A.posted December 5, 2014 at 12:15 pm Reply


  140. Lauren Wposted December 5, 2014 at 12:13 pm Reply

    Baked Pimento Cheese Dip!

  141. Leah Mposted December 5, 2014 at 12:06 pm Reply

    Peppermint cheesecake or spicy cheesy lobster dip!

  142. Maribeth Mposted December 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Reply

    Cheese and crackers!!! :)

  143. Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playgroundposted December 5, 2014 at 10:59 am Reply

    These caramels looks absolutely amazing, Sommer. Of course, you had me at bourbon. :-)
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

  144. lindaposted December 5, 2014 at 10:55 am Reply

    Cheese logs are my favs!

  145. lindaposted December 5, 2014 at 10:54 am Reply

    This recipe seems so easy! I hope they will look good with my pink salt!

  146. Meganposted December 5, 2014 at 10:26 am Reply

    Tiramisu! So much good dairy in there!

  147. Kristenposted December 5, 2014 at 10:20 am Reply

    Definitely hot dips with tons of cheese like a Buffalo chicken dip.

  148. Cindy Fposted December 5, 2014 at 10:19 am Reply

    Adding these to my baking list!

  149. naomiposted December 5, 2014 at 10:10 am Reply

    Homemade gifts are the best, and this time of year homemade candy rocks!

  150. Sadie B.posted December 5, 2014 at 10:07 am Reply

    We are big fans of cheesecake for the holidays.

  151. Allison (Spontaneous Tomato)posted December 5, 2014 at 10:02 am Reply

    Pumpkin cheesecake and cheese blintzes.

  152. Sean Cposted December 5, 2014 at 10:01 am Reply

    Egg nog for sure.

  153. Alinaposted December 5, 2014 at 9:57 am Reply

    Yummy cheesecake.

  154. Kristen D.posted December 5, 2014 at 9:37 am Reply

    Creme brulee!

  155. itziaposted December 5, 2014 at 9:33 am Reply


  156. Ericaposted December 5, 2014 at 9:20 am Reply

    Potatoes au gratin with cheese and cream!

  157. Karen Lynchposted December 5, 2014 at 9:04 am Reply

    My family loves egg nog,

  158. Jonathan Campoverdeposted December 5, 2014 at 8:59 am Reply

    Bookmarking for later use!

  159. Kayposted December 5, 2014 at 8:52 am Reply

    I love cheesecake!

  160. Sarahposted December 5, 2014 at 8:45 am Reply

    holy crap. Definitely making these this weekend!! And then maybe throwing pieces of them in some cookies :)

  161. Lauraposted December 5, 2014 at 8:30 am Reply

    Cabbage made with heavy cream, egg and bacon. Fudge is my go to gift for the neighbors. I might have to add this caramel recipe, though.

  162. Amyposted December 5, 2014 at 8:23 am Reply

    I can’t wait to make my first Christmas ham this year, using your recipe from a couple weeks ago!

  163. Christinaposted December 5, 2014 at 8:18 am Reply

    Caramels, definitely. I’m not a fan of chocolate and mom makes caramels every year. I’m going to have to try these.

  164. Tina Bposted December 5, 2014 at 8:17 am Reply

    I’m adding this to my list of things to make for Christmas. It looks so easy!

  165. Heather Mposted December 5, 2014 at 8:15 am Reply

    These caramels look amazing! Definitely going on the list of items to bake this year!

  166. Elissaposted December 5, 2014 at 7:50 am Reply

    I made a sweet potato cheesecake for Thanksgiving that I might have to make again!

  167. brenposted December 5, 2014 at 7:42 am Reply

    Definitely cheesecake!

  168. Meagan @ A Zesty Biteposted December 5, 2014 at 7:40 am Reply

    I love making several goodies for family and friends this time of year. The caramels would be perfect.

  169. Jeanne Odonnellposted December 5, 2014 at 7:39 am Reply

    We love cheesecake in our home.

  170. Lisaposted December 5, 2014 at 7:36 am Reply

    there’s nothing better than creamy mashed potatoes, however cheesecake is pretty close

  171. Madeleineposted December 5, 2014 at 7:32 am Reply

    These look delicious!

  172. Amandaposted December 5, 2014 at 8:29 am Reply

    Perfect little caramel bites!

    Rating: 5
  173. Amy Williamsposted December 5, 2014 at 7:27 am Reply

    We love eggnog an cookies with a fire and our a view of our Christmas tree. We usually go for a cheesy appetizer before our holiday meal too.

  174. Jeffreyposted December 5, 2014 at 7:24 am Reply

    Cheesecake for sure!

  175. Michele Eposted December 5, 2014 at 7:20 am Reply


  176. Shoshanaposted December 5, 2014 at 7:20 am Reply

    I love my mother’s pumpkin pie which is made with a quart of milk and topped with a hefty amount of whipped cream!

  177. Amy Williamsposted December 5, 2014 at 7:19 am Reply

    Ooh ny husband would love these!

  178. Mariaposted December 5, 2014 at 7:12 am Reply

    Caramels are perfect for Christmas time!

  179. emembyposted December 5, 2014 at 6:42 am Reply

    I love making caramels and can’t wait to try these!

  180. ladywildposted December 5, 2014 at 6:40 am Reply

    Egg Nog

  181. Katieposted December 5, 2014 at 6:39 am Reply

    I always make caramels at Christmas with heavy cream. I’ll have to try adding bourbon this year!!

  182. Jenposted December 5, 2014 at 5:43 am Reply

    I love rice pudding!