Salted Caramel Bars

If the salted caramel sauce didn’t do the trick to winning friends and influencing people you may need to try these…

salted caramel bars

Salted Caramel Bars
Recipe Type: Dessert
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour 10 mins
Serves: 30
This recipe requires all your attention, it is best to have all ingredients prepped in advance.
  • 1 lb. salted butter
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1½ C. powdered sugar
  • 2 T. vanilla
  • 4 C. flour
  • 1 recipe [url href=””]Salted Caramel Sauce[/url]
  • 1 T. sea salt
  1. Preheat to 325F.
  2. Using a mixer cream butter. Add sugars and beat together until creamy.
  3. Add the vanilla and beat until combined.
  4. Mix flour into the butter mixture and beat on low-speed until a smooth soft dough forms.
  5. Press half of the dough evenly into a 9×13 pan.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, until firm and the edges are a pale slightly browned approx 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool.
  8. Cover cooled crust with Salted Caramel Sauce and sprinkle salt on top.
  9. Crumble remaining dough on top of the caramel.
  10. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until top if slightly brown.
  11. Remove from oven, let cool and slice into bars.


I mentioned these bars awhile back, here is the original recipe Salted Caramel Butter Bars. I actually found making the homemade sauce faster and easier than unwrapping and melting the store-bought caramel squares.

If these don’t work, I don’t know what to tell you!


  1. Chris says:

    Hi Jacky,
    It was so nice to meet you at the food swap the other night. Thank you for posting this recipe – they were amazing!

  2. Jody says:

    1 POUND of butter – as in 4 STICKS – OMG – I feel the weight coming on just typing that. I hope I can taste these someday.

  3. Sarah says:

    Oh my goodness. I want to be your friend! These look delicious! I’m new to your blog and I think I love it already – thanks for adding me on Foodbuzz! I look forward to lots more delicious recipes in the future!

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