Welcome to Carolina Caramel!

Get a taste of who we are

Carolina Caramel

Carolina Caramel is a family-owned business located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Originally a unique gift for family and friends, our gourmet caramels became so popular and requests for more became so great that a business was born. Our caramel recipe, developed over 25 years, features the perfect blend of butter and cream to create our rich, golden caramels, which are individually cut and hand dipped in our own silky chocolate. Carolina Caramel cooks all caramel to order in small batches so that our customers always receive the freshest product possible.

What makes Carolina Caramel different

Local
We are a local business based in Chapel Hill. All of our products are made in the US.
Snack-bite
Take a break with one of our rich, creamy caramels today!
Premium Ingredients!
We use the freshest, most delicious ingredients for all our caramels.
Hand-dipped
Every single of our caramels are hand-dipped in a delicious creamy chocolate.
Hand-cut
All of our caramels are hand-cut to make sure they are just the right amount of deliciousness!
Lots of TLC
Our sumptuous, delicious, mouth-watering caramels are a labor of love to eat, share and repeat.

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!