Easy Salted Chocolate Caramels
Make these Easy Salted Chocolate Caramels today! Made with melted chocolate chips and store-bought caramel topping, they are the perfect Christmas gift, if you can stop yourself from eating them all first!
- 2 cups milk chocolate chips , melted and divided
- 16 teaspoons salted caramel topping (or plain caramel topping)
- 1 teaspoon sea salt (freshly ground, if possible)
In a microwave safe bowl, melt one cup of the chocolate chips in 30 second intervals, stirring well in between cycles, until the chocolate is completely melted.
Use a small pastry brush to brush the melted chocolate into each cavity of two ice cube trays, Completely cover the bottoms and sides, making sure to double-check for gaps. Place in the freezer for twenty minutes.
Using a measuring teaspoon, fill each cavity with the caramel topping. It is not necessary to scrape the teaspoon to get all of the topping, just pour in as much as you can.
Melt the second cup of chocolate chips following the instructions above. Use a kitchen teaspoon to pour equal amounts of the chocolate on top of each filled chocolate, tilting the ice cube tray slightly to coat each piece evenly. Sprinkle the chocolates with sea salt. Place the trays back in the freezer for twenty minutes.
Carefully remove the chocolates from the trays, using a butter knife inserted straight down on the side of each chocolate and pulling straight up, if needed to loosen the chocolates.
Store covered in a cool place, or package them up to give to friends and family.
Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 200mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.3mg