Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

Salted Caramel Brownies sounds hard but thanks to this shortcut recipe we use a brownie mix.  . With back to school time I always get requests to bring food for different things for school or the kids sports.

There is no need to stress out, grab some brownie mix and with a few add ons you will have gourmet Salted Caramel Brownies.

Trust me the words salted caramel sounds hard but you will be surprised how easy these brownies are, especially staring with a brownie mix, as natural as Immaculate Baking.

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

HOW TO MAKE SALTED BROWNIES FROM A MIX

If you don’t normally buy box mixes for cakes or brownies due to unknown ingredients, now you have choices. Check out the new line of Immaculate Baking mixes including Gluten-Free Cookie Mix now available at Target.

Be sure to also check out these ultimate caramel pretzel brownies we have made using a box mix 

the ultimate brownie recipe check out these Caramel Pretzel Brownies

(this was posted originally in 2014 so they may no longer carry this.  Any brownie mix will do)

Immaculate Baking is launching a new line of dry baking mixes with the same promises and non-GMO commitment since its refrigerated cookie origins: Using only wholesome, simple, delicious ingredients, and offering baking options ranging from all natural, organic and gluten free!

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Not only are they all natural but I love the art work on the packaging too. I decided to play with the Brownie Mix and show you how easy it is to make gourmet desserts with little to no effort.

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

 HOW TO MAKE SALTED BROWNIES FROM A MIX

Make the brownie mix per the directions on the package.  If the box does not already have some, add about 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the batter.

More ways to use a brownie mix for easy dessert ideas. 

WHAT TYPE OF CARAMELS DO I NEED TO MAKE CARAMEL SWIRL ON BRONWIES? 

Melt the Caramels and milk in the microwave until smooth. We used the traditional square caramels you make caramel apples with. 

Then drizzle the caramels over the brownie mix. Told you this is an easy recipe and by using the Immaculate Boxed Brownie mix, you really don’t have to do much at all.

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

Swirl it around and then just pop this into the oven to cook per the directions on the box.

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WHAT TYPE OF SALT DO I USED FOR SALTED CARAMEL DESSERTS ?

After the brownies come out of the oven, sprinkle them with sea salt. Allow them to cool and then cut and serve these.

We were surprised just how delicious and full of Caramel these were.

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

So next time you are asked to bring a dessert to a party, don’t stress out, start with a brownie mix, and wow everyone with the simple addition of the caramel and sea salt.

Everyone will be impressed with these semi-homemade Salted Caramel brownies.

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies From a Box Mix

salted caramel brownie

Easy Salted Caramel Brownies

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A gourmet brownie treat that starts with a brownie mix.

Ingredients

  • 1 box of brownie mix -to make a 9x13 pan
  • eggs per pkg directions
  • Vegetable oil -per directions
  • Water
  • 20 individual wrapped caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 tsp of Coarse Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven and prepare brownie mix as instructed on the box mix. Add 1/4 cup of chocolate chips if using
  2. Pour batter in a 8x8 inch baking pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Make caramel sauce by placing unwrapped caramels and milk in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute and then 10 second intervals until caramels are smooth.
  4. Drizzle the sauce on top of the brownies and bake per the package directions.
  5. When brownies are finished baking, remove them for the oven and sprinkle the sea salt over the pan.
  6. Cool completely before cutting
Nutrition Information
Yield 24 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 54Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 8mgSodium 125mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 0gSugar 7gProtein 1g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

What are your favorite Box mix Brownie add-ins?

 

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1 Comment

  1. This is my kind of recipe – salted caramel AND brownies in one! Yes, please! They look delicious! Easy too, which is a bonus. I was really interested in the mixes you used. I wonder if they are available at Target Canada? I’m going to have to check. I love the idea of a “scratch mix.”

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