sea salt caramels (soft and chewy!)

These homemade sea salt caramels are perfectly soft and chewy! They’re buttery, lusciously smooth, and topped with crunchy sea salt flakes!

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 28
  • Category: Candy
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 tsp flaky salt, plus more for sprinkling


  1. Butter a 9-inch x 5-inch loaf pan and line with a parchment paper sling. Butter the parchment paper and set aside.


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Recipe adapted from Artisan Caramels by Sandy Arevalo


Keywords: sea salt caramels