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Caramel Frosting Bites

frosting without the cake 

Course Dessert
Keyword frosting, dessert, caramel, treats,
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10


  • 4 cups light brown sugar
  • 5 oz evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Combine the sugar, milk, butter in a saucepan

  2. Cook over medium heat, continuously stirring until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved

  3. Bring to a hard boil for 2 mins

  4. Remove from heat and cool slightly

  5. Using electric mixer, beat frosting until no longer glossy

  6. Add pecans and vanilla and mix until frosting is a thick, spreading consistency

  7. On parchment paper, spread frosting thin using a spatula

  8. Place in the fridge for 2-5 minutes to harden and then cut with sharp knife into bite pieces.