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Vegan Peanut Butter Caramel (3 Ingredients!)

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Snack
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan peanut butter caramel sauce is made with 3 ingredients! It’s healthy, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and contains no dates. Combine peanut butter, maple syrup, and coconut oil to create this quick and easy homemade caramel. Use it as a dip with apples or topping for desserts, like ice cream sundaes and brownies!


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • 1/4 tsp salt, optional


  1. Combine peanut butter, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Whisk ingredients together until smooth.
  3. Transfer to an airtight jar or container. Use as a dip, sauce, spread, or enjoy with dessert recipes. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


  • Make sure you use melted coconut oil. To melt coconut oil, microwave it for 30 seconds. Measure 1/3 cup and proceed with the recipe.


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 165
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g

Keywords: peanut butter caramel, healthy caramel