The moment my friend busted out this dish at the party, I was all like, “I need to make this ASAP,” and man, it was so worth it

Craving a dessert that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and salty? Our Ritz Cracker Salted Caramel Icebox Cake is the solution to your cravings. This no-bake delight layers luscious caramel and crispy Ritz crackers, creating a taste sensation that’s hard to resist. Let me share a little story that illustrates just how irresistible this dessert is.
During a summertime family BBQ, amidst the grilled favorites, I decided to surprise my guests with a unique dessert. Drawing inspiration from the sweet and salty flavor profile, I crafted a dessert using sweet caramel and salty Ritz crackers. The result? A dessert that stole the show, blending the creaminess of caramel with the satisfying crunch of crackers, creating a memorable flavor experience that had everyone raving.
Ritz Cracker Salted Caramel Icebox Cake:
Ingredients:2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened

1 cup heavy cream

1 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup salted caramel sauce, store-bought or homemade

1.5 sleeves of Ritz crackers (approximately 48 crackers)


In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla extract. Beat with an electric mixer until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Arrange a layer of Ritz crackers at the bottom of an 8×8 inch baking dish, lightly greased.

Spread a third of the cream cheese mixture over the crackers, followed by a drizzle of caramel sauce. Repeat these layers twice more, finishing with caramel sauce on top.

Cover and chill the cake in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or overnight, to allow the flavors to meld and the crackers to soften.

Before serving, consider garnishing with additional caramel sauce, whipped cream, or a sprinkle of crushed Ritz crackers for added texture and flavor.

Slice, serve chilled, and watch as this Salted Caramel Icebox Cake becomes the highlight of any gathering or a delightful treat for those just-because moments.

Don’t hesitate to try this recipe for a dessert that effortlessly combines the allure of sweet caramel with the pleasant bite of salty crackers. It’s a surefire hit that will leave you and your guests longing for just one more slice. Enjoy crafting this easy yet decadent treat that’s bound to become a new favorite. Happy indulging!

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