To satisfy your sweet tooth, try topping your favorite skinny desserts with our 4-Minute Microwave Caramel Sauce! You only need four minutes, four ingredients and a microwave for success with this recipe.
Pro tip: Use this easy caramel sauce on our Caramel Apple Bites and Caramel Apple Cinnamon Crepes (shown below)!
Prep time: Less than 5 minutes
Cook time: 4 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup half & half
¼ teaspoon vanilla
In a glass bowl or measuring cup, melt the butter in the microwave.
When melted, whisk in the sugar and half & half and microwave for 2 minutes.
Add the vanilla and whisk the caramel together again, then microwave for an additional 2 minutes.
Allow to cool, then transfer to a sealable glass jar to store it.
Per Serving: (1 tablespoon)
Calories from fat: 33
Saturated Fat: 2g
The nutrition content of recipes on SkinnyMom.com has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.