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Sea Salted Chocolate Raspberry Caramels are delicious little bites of bliss. These healthier caramels are super easy to make and the perfect treat to share with someone you love. 

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It’s no surprise that National Chocolate Month is celebrated in February. Chocolate has become a common must-have for Valentine’s Day, so it seems fitting that the whole month of February celebrates chocolate.

Most of us who love chocolate don’t need an excuse to enjoy some chocolate, but it’s fun to know that it’s a celebrated food nonetheless.

I’m pretty crazy for chocolate. I love to enjoy it however I can. Sometimes that means nourishing hot chocolate and other times that means chocolate raspberry fudge or a chocolate orange smoothie. I simply cannot refuse homemade, healthier, chocolate goodies.

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There’s something just so special about chocolate.

Chocolate is known for making people feel HAPPY. It’s also known to help boost the mood, make you feel better and it even releases endorphins into the brain. With all those feel good hormones, it’s no wonder that chocolate produces so much pleasure for people.

So why not enjoy some chocolate caramels with a touch of sweet raspberries?!

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Chocolate and raspberries are meant to be!

Chocolate is lovely on its own, but it’s also so delicious paired with other flavors. There are many beautiful flavor combos like chocolate orange, chocolate mint, chocolate spice, and even chocolate with a little bit of heat!

Chocolate is also delicious paired with berries and is most commonly known for being paired with strawberries. But in my opinion, chocolate is extra special with raspberries.

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Sweet, creamy, silky, chocolaty goodness paired with bittersweet, slightly tart, juicy raspberries is pure bliss.

Add these delicious flavors to a chewy caramel and you have a match made in heaven.

These delectable little bites of sea salted chocolate raspberry caramels are made with a special ingredient. Medjool dates! You don’t need to any candy thermometer or tons of stirring to make caramel for these babies. All you need is some delicious sweet dates.

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When dates are cold, and especially with they’re paired with chocolate, they end up tasting very similar to caramel. The secret is making sure they stay cold, this gives them that authentic chewy caramel texture.

These Medjool dates are rolled into mini bites, drenched in homemade chocolate, then dusted with raspberries and a few pieces of flaked sea salt.

Sea Salted Chocolate Raspberry Caramels are incredibly special and decadent. Make sure to share some with loved ones, but make sure you keep a few just for you.

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