Salted Caramel Pie

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This salted caramel pie recipe is for two small 5 inch pies or one large pie.

Before you start you will need to plug in your slow cooker.

Turn it to HIGH.

Put 2 cans of sweetened condensed cream and some water in it. 

Go run your errands, clean your house, etc..

Come back in 5-6 hours.

homemade caramel in a crockpot

homemade caramel in the slowcooker

The finished caramel!

Turn off your slow cooker.  Take the cans out with an oven mitten.  You can run them under cold water if you want.

Now we can really get down to business.


  • Two cans of prepared caramel
  • 1 to 1.5 sleeves of graham crackers (1.5 for a large pie)
  • Half a stick of butter
  • Large zip lock bag
  • 1/2 Cup of cold heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp of good coarse sea salt
  • A sprinkle of confectioners sugar to sweeten whipped cream, optional


  1. Place graham crackers into plastic bag and using a flat side of a meat tenderizer, crush them into crumbs.  If you want to be extra efficient throw them in a food processor.
  2. Put the butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl and melt it in the microwave; 1 minute on high should do it.
  3. Mix the graham cracker crumbs into the butter.
  4. Press it into the pie pan.
  5. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool while you make whipped cream.
  7. Pour the cold heavy cream into a bowl with the optional powdered sugar.
  8. Whip it with the mixer until stiff peaks have formed.
  9. Plop the whole can of caramel into the center of the pie crust.
  10. Gently spread it in an outward motion.
  11. Sprinkle sea salt on top.
  12. Put the whipped cream on top.

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This post was linked to The Merriest blog hop, Link Up at Crafting Along, Fluster’s Creative Muster Party, Three Mango Seeds,

Lovely comments

    • says

      When I discovered the slow cooker method it changed my world! Every attempt I’ve made at making candy and sauces on the stove has FAILED. Thanks for stopping by!

  1. says

    Hey Jessica! It’s Deonna from the Child at Heart blog! Thank you so much for linking up at the Merriest Blog Hop! I can’t wait to see all of your holiday ideas…this pie sounds so good! I love caramel so I might be making this for Thanksgiving. Yummy!

  2. Anonymous says

    This pie looks awesome!
    I’m wondering, do you put water in with the cans in the slow cooker? Or just leave them in there dry the whole time?

  3. says

    I have yet to try making caramel this way. I have been wanting to for a while. It looks so good. The pie looks even better. Thanks for sharing at Saturday Dishes.


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