How to Make Homemade Salted Caramels and Holiday Cookies at Home

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What is your favourite candy? My all-time favourite is salted cocoa caramels. I adore nan rich | flavors and salty-sweet combo, but you don’t request maine to show you that they tin beryllium a tad pricey! I felt judge I could make my own, and acknowledgment to Ghirardelli Melting Wafers, I was right! Since this candy coating is made by San Francisco’s premium cocoa maker, you cognize these salted caramels are going to beryllium good!

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Easy Homemade Salted Caramels Recipe

You would ne'er cognize these tasty candies weren’t store-bought, and you tin make astir 4 twelve of them for astir $10! All you request is simply a 12 oz. container of Ghirardelli Dark Melting Wafers, a container of individual caramel squares, and immoderate coarse oversea salt. (I bought a jar of brackish pinch an adjustable grinder, which was included successful my $10, but you mightiness already person immoderate connected hand.)

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How to Make Homemade Salted Caramels: STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL

Simply unwrap your caramels (if individually wrapped), and melt your wafers successful nan microwave according to nan package directions. Mine took astir 75 seconds, stirring doubly during heating, but microwaves are each different. I propose pouring your candies successful a wide solid aliases solid measuring cup if you person 1 alternatively of a vessel truthful your melted wafers aren’t excessively shallow for dipping.

Layout a expanse of parchment aliases waxed insubstantial to clasp your dipped caramels, and person a mates of twelve toothpicks ready. Now you are fresh to make your very ain candy-coated salted caramels!

Insert a toothpick into nan apical of nan caramel, and dip it wholly successful nan melted wafers.

Hold it complete nan solid aliases vessel for a fewer seconds to let nan excess coating to drizzle off. You tin pat nan toothpick connected nan broadside of nan solid to thief this process along.

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Place your gorgeous candy connected nan parchment, and usage different toothpick to thief mildly region nan first one. Admire nan delicious sheen for a fewer moments earlier moving on. I dipped these 2 astatine a clip to make it spell much quickly.

When you person astir six candies dipped and waiting connected nan parchment, sprinkle your desired magnitude of coarse oversea brackish complete nan top. (Be judge to do this measurement earlier nan coating hardens, not aft you person dipped them all.)

Your candies will harden and beryllium fresh to eat beautiful quickly, successful astir a half-hour.

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How to Make Homemade Holiday Cookies

Now, I said you could make astir 4 twelve candies pinch these supplies, but I conscionable made a sample batch. I utilized astir half nan container of wafers and dipped 15 caramels, leaving maine pinch melted wafers conscionable waiting to overgarment something. You don’t request maine to show you that location aren’t galore things that aren’t delicious dipped successful chocolate-flavored candy coating.

I could person raided nan room for murphy chips, pretzels, strawberries, and countless different things to make immoderate tasty treats. Instead, I grabbed immoderate prepared shortbread cookies, animal crackers, and bosom sprinkles and group to work.

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Dip nan cookies conscionable for illustration nan caramels, and apical them pinch festive sprinkles alternatively of salt. These candy-dipped holiday cookies turned retired to beryllium truthful delicious and cute!

My boys were really excited to person these treats waiting for them aft school, and I mightiness dress up much for them to return to their friends and teachers connected Valentine’s Day. I particularly loved nan animal crackers. They are truthful crisp and lightly saccharine that nan candy coating really shined.

What will YOU dip successful your Ghirardelli Dark aliases White Melting Wafers? Get creative, aliases cheque retired immoderate of their recipes!