Sweet and Salty Dessert Recipes
Sweet and Salty Cake
A pinch of salt brings out the sweetness in all types of cookies, candies, cakes, and other irresistible desserts.
Sweet and Salty Cake
This fantastic three-layer chocolate cake from Baked Bakery in New York City is a delicious example. Co-owner Matt Lewis' recipe is filled and frosted with Whipped Caramel Ganache Icing.
Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Salted Caramel
The sweet: Shortbread cookies are rolled in coconut and topped with soft caramel. The salty: A touch of large, flaky sea salt brings it all together.
Chocolaty Pretzel-and-Peanut Cookie Bars
Crunchy, savory and salty favorites are baked right into chewy, caramelized condensed milk and chocolate; it's like layered dessert bars meet snack mix and it's hard to eat just one.
Fleur de sel is sprinkled over the chocolate in this decadent pastry. Honey adds sweetness while almonds bring a rich nutty note.
Salted Caramel-Pecan Shake
A pinch of sea salt brings out the rich caramel flavor of this velvety milk shake and makes it impossible to resist.
Potato Chip Cookies
Crunchy, chewy, buttery, salty, and sweet; these addictive treats satisfy every last corner of your palate.
This quick bar cookie combines chocolate, toffee, almonds, and graham crackers for an addictive square that's easy to make for potlucks, parties, bake sales, or just as an everyday treat.
Lavender-Fleur-de-Sel Caramel Sauce
Enhanced with lavender and fleur de sel, this caramel sauce is delicious over cakes, ice cream, and other desserts. Make ahead and refrigerate for up to two weeks.
Peanut-Butter Pretzel Candy
Turn leftover farm-stand pretzels into tasty candies. Peanut butter makes the crumbled pretzels stick together, and melted chocolate is the finishing touch.
Easy Chocolate Fudge with Pretzels
Is there a more classic (and delicious!) salty- and-sweet combo than chocolate and pretzels? Try this quick fudge for your next party.
Salted-Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake
Yes, you read that right: six decadent layers of salted caramel and chocolate. Dive in.
Chocolate-Caramel Cookie Bars
Finished with a touch of fleur de sel, this chocolate-caramel creation is a recipe you'll want to make over and over again.
Make individual apple crumbles using pretzels from the market. Top halved apples with a mixture that includes crushed pretzels.
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
An easy ice cream with a rich, salty caramel flavor from "Martha" in-house chef Thomas Joseph. The caramel crunch topping pushes it into dangerously delicious territory.
Melted Chocolate with Fleur de Sel Bruschetta
Just three ingredients create a sublime snack.
Crunchy Caramel Corn
Skip the movie theater and still indulge your kids' popcorn cravings -- this extra-crunchy version (with some sweetness) will make them applaud right at home.
You're just minutes away from a snack to satisfy your craving: Pretzel rods dipped in smooth, semisweet chocolate are a perfect blend of salty and sweet.
Salted Peanut Bars
Fleur de Sel Toffee
Calling for a pound of butter, this salty-sweet confection defines indulgence. But it's worth every ounce.
Chewy Caramel Popcorn and Pretzel Bars
At eight minutes, the caramel will have a toffeelike flavor. For a richer caramel, cook it longer.