Divine Salty Date Caramel

There's a time and a place to let your sweet tooth win. This recipe for homemade date caramel will have you scrambling to your kitchen immediately. You're minutes away from three homemade cups of caramel.    

1 1/4 cups hot water
15 large dates, pitted
2 tsp vanilla extract
lemon juice from 1/2 lemon
1/4 tsp sea salt
1 tbsp coconut oil

1. Soak dates in hot water for about 20-30 minutes.


2. Add dates with hot water to a blender or a food processor. 


3. Add vanilla extract, lemon juice, sea salt, and coconut oil. Blend until smooth.


4. Serve caramel over fruit slices, cheese, or just take a spoon and enjoy by itself!