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Three-ingredient caramel sauce in a small glass jar with a spoonful coming out
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5 from 11 votes

3-Ingredient Caramel Sauce Recipe

This easy caramel sauce is no fail – just 3 simple ingredients. No fuss or stress! The sauce is also great on ice cream or anytime you feel like a drizzle of caramel.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $5


  • 1 10.8 ounce package Werther’s Soft Caramels , unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • cup half and half


  • Place unwrapped caramels in a medium saucepan and add water. Heat over medium low heat to melt the caramels. Once they start to melt, stir often until melted and smooth and no lumps remain. Remove from heat and stir in half and half.
  • Pour caramel sauce into a jar and let cool to room temperature before using on cheesecake. Store leftover sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 63mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg