Sanders Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel

Sanders Fine Chocolates was not a brand that I was previously familiar with. I was in the Duke Hospital getting a prescription filled and saw several displays of Sanders chocolates in the hospital gift shop. Even better, I saw that they were being sold in single servings, perfect for a candy blogger!

I picked up a Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel, a Peanut Butter Crispies, and a Milk Chocolate Pecan Titan. I’ll review the former today, and the latter two on Friday.

The Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel (bottom left corner of below photo) was quite pretty out of the wrapper, with the bright sea salt crystals contrasting against the well-tempered milk chocolate.

The caramel, however, wasn’t quite as photogenic as it was on the wrapper. I didn’t get the enviably gorgeous pull that was depicted.

The caramel tasted great, though. It was creamy and sweet, cool and buttery. It didn’t ooze when I bit into the chocolate, but it got stickier as I chewed it and it warmed in my mouth.

The chocolate was standard but added a nice contrast to the caramel. Its flavor was really punched up by the thick salt crystals.

All in all, this was a great treat in a small, unassuming package and tasted just as good as sea salt caramels that cost twice as much (or more). An OMG.

  • Barbara

    Hi Rosa! Very late commenting. Sanders is made here in Michigan and was very famous years ago for their retail locations which served Hot Fudge Sundaes everyone raved about but I don’t remember.
    I heard they were making a comeback and after your review will have to look for these caramels because I never met a caramel I didn’t like!!Sanders is also famous for their Bumpy Cake, which is a chocolate cake with marshmallow “bumps” on top and I do remember that from my childhood along with a Caramel cake which was my mother’s favorite. Thanks for the review and trip down memory lane!