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Sticky Bun Dip

This delectable dip is like combining cream cheese icing with hot caramel to make a luscious dip.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 12 servings


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup butter (no substitutes)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Karo® Dark Corn Syrup
  • OR Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in a bowl with hand mixer until smooth and creamy.  Spread in 8 x 8-inch baking dish or 1-quart casserole.
  3. Combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Stir constantly until butter is melted.  Continue stirring until mixture comes to a boil; boil for 1 minute.  Remove from heat and stir in pecans.  Pour caramel over cream cheese layer.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes until caramel is bubbly.  Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes.  Serve with apple or pear slices, graham crackers or vanilla wafers for dipping.