I have always been a huge fan of caramel in any food, and these Salted Caramel Butter Bars are seriously amazing. When you are looking for something purely decadent and indulgent, yet easy to make at home – this is the treat for you!
Salted Caramel Butter Bars
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This recipe is all about the butter. Yes, that list of ingredients really does include 3 entire cups of butter. Our salted caramel butter bars are not for the faint of heart. They most certainly are not for anyone wishing to eat lower calorie or diet foods. They are, in fact, a perfect choice for holiday indulgence and sharing with friends and family.
The combination of caramel and salt is one that has gained popularity in recent years. I love it since it combines the super rich caramel with that salty flavor you need that cuts the richness just enough. This recipe calls for salted caramel, and I love using a different brand each time to mix it up. Use your favorite, but Coop's is a great choice.
3 Cups butter
1 ½ Cups sugar
2 Cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
5 Cups flour
2 Cups salted caramel
Preheat your oven to 325ºF.
Using an electric hand mixer, mix softened butter, sugar, half the salted caramel, and powdered sugar for 5 minutes.
Add the vanilla extract and flour. Mix until it becomes a soft dough, then pour mixture into a greased baking pan.
Place the pan in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until the edges of the dough turn golden brown.
Remove pan from the oven and let it cool for 20 minutes.
Top the bars with the remaining salted caramel.
Let it cool completely, then serve and enjoy.
Printable Salted Caramel Butter Bars Recipe
- 3 Cups butter
- 1 ½ Cups sugar
- 2 Cups powdered sugar
- 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
- 5 Cups flour
- 2 Cups salted caramel
- Preheat oven to 325ºF.
- With a hand mixer, mix the butter, sugar, half the salted caramel, and powdered sugar for 5 minutes.
- Add the vanilla extract and flour, and mix until it becomes a soft dough, pour mixture into a greased baking pan.
- Place the pan in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, or until the edges of the dough turn golden brown.
- Remove pan from the oven and let it cool for 20 minutes.
- Top with the remaining salted caramel.
- Let it cool, serve and enjoy.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 388 Total Fat: 23g Saturated Fat: 15g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 61mg Sodium: 189mg Carbohydrates: 43g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 23g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 3g
If you want to add some extra crunch and flavor to these salted caramel butter bars, you can easily sprinkle on some pecans, walnuts, or even peanuts on top. I love the idea of crushing pretzels and adding into the mix as well for even more of that salty sweet flavor I love.
Make these decadent salted caramel butter bars as a great choice for your next dinner party, or to gift to friends and family. Everyone will rave at how delicious they are, and only you will know how easy they are to make.
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