Our gourmet caramels are perfect for corporate or personal gifts, on special occasions, or just when you're craving the perfect sweet treat! We make everything from scratch in small batches.

When all you want is everyone’s favorite!

Visit our online shop or find us here to buy delicious made from scratch gourmet caramels, hand-cut and hand-dipped in rich chocolate.

Our gourmet caramels are perfect for corporate or personal gifts, on special occasions, or just when you’re craving the perfect sweet treat! We make everything from scratch in small batches.

The Carolina Caramel process begins with quality ingredients that are slow cooked to just the right temperature so our caramel will melt in your mouth not stick to your teeth!

Carolina Caramels are then ready to be packed and shipped to you. This process, which we have perfected over the past 25 years, takes a little time, but once you taste our caramels, we think you’ll agree they’re worth the wait!

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Why Carolina Caramel?

Caramels Perfected
A recipe meticulously and brilliantly crafted over 25 years
A Proven Process
Slow-cooked goodness dipped in mouth-watering chocolate
Shipped Directly to You
Finished goodies are freshly made and packed for your enjoyment
Delectably Giftable
Makes the perfect gift for birthdays, weddings, or corporate clientele
Personalized Service
We include a handwritten card for any gifts purchases at no extra charge!
We are happy to customize any gift box or gift basket, just let us know what makes YOU happy!

Our team

we are caramel lovers
Tara P. O'Donnel
Tara P. O'Donnel

Tara was raised the sixth of eight children in a small bedroom community in New York. She moved to Chapel Hill, NC in 1996 and immediately felt at home. She and her husband, Pat Phelan, run Carolina Caramel a company that specializes in made from scratch caramel that is so creamy it melts in your mouth!

Customer Accolades

"I want you to know how much my family LOVED the caramels and turtles. OMG! OMG! Delicious!"
Darice Griffin Ellerbe, NC
"I use Carolina Caramel because they are a delicious way to Thank Special Clients. Their handmade approach and elegant packaging make for a unique gift!"
Richard L. Nix, Jr., Butlers Pantry St. Louis, Missouri
"We have been ordering Carolina Caramel for our corporate customers as gifts and they have been fantastic! Delicious product, excellent customer service. We will be ordering them for years to come."
Atlantic Trucking Company Charleston, SC
"Beyond delicious! Is there a better word than delicious? Awesomely Delicious!"
Barb Delled Prythero Golden, Colorado