When it comes to which candy has our heart, we’ve always been torn between toffee and its confectionery cousin, caramel. That is until we found these 20 tempting toffee recipes that are totally throwing down. Ready to branch out into other candy territory? Break out the sugar and corn syrup. Things are about to get sticky sweet up in here.

Tiny Toffee & Mocha Milkshakes

1. Tiny Toffee Mocha Milkshakes: Toffee (and toffee-flavored creamer) is mixed right into these petite milkshakes before they get a final sprinkle of the crunchy stuff on top. (via Madigan Made)

Chocolate Toffee Crackers

2. Chocolate Toffee Crackers: Topped with toffee, chocolate, and walnuts — we should warn you that these graham crackers are impossible to stop eating. (via Bakeaholic)

Chocolate-Covered Sponge Candy

3. Chocolate-Covered Sponge Toffee: You don’t even need to own a candy thermometer to make this classic candy known by many names. The trick to its airy appearance? Baking soda. (via An Edible Mosaic)

Sticky Toffee Earl Grey Madeleines with Caramel Sauce

4. Sticky Toffee Earl Grey Madeleines with Caramel Sauce: Fans of textural contrast — spongy-crunchy-smooth — will fall for these tasty teatime treats. (via Edible Society)

Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake

5. Mocha Toffee Crunch Cake: Moist, chocolate, coffee cake is layered with fudgy frosting and toffee bits to create an irresistible confection. (via Food Fanatic)

Chocolate-Glazed Toffee Bars

6. Chocolate-Glazed Toffee Bars: Similar to toffee crackers, but this time a homemade shortbread crust stands in for graham crackers to make a totally homemade and totally delicious cookie. (via Saveur)

Toffee Streusel Baked Chocolate Donuts

7. Toffee Streusel Chocolate Donuts: We’ll take a dozen, please! Baked chocolate donuts are fabulous on their own, but topped with a crumbly streusel dotted with toffee? Oh, yeah. (via Buns In My Oven)

Salted Caramel Toffee Coconut Macaroons

8. Salted Caramel Toffee Coconut Macaroons: Standard chewy coconut macaroons get a makeover with the addition of homemade salted-caramel sauce and toffee bits. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

English Toffee

9. English Toffee: The steps to making this classic toffee are clearly broken down with accompanying photos so even candy-making novices will have success! (via Baked Bree)

Peanut Butter-Pecan Toffee Bars

10. Peanut Butter Toffee Pecan Bars: Naturally gluten free, these gooey, nutty, toffee-studded bars are almost too good to be true! (via Food Mouth)

Salty Banoffee Pie

11. Salty Banoffee Pie: Almost no baking required! An easy homemade toffee tops a buttery digestive-biscuit crust along with sliced bananas, piles of whipped cream, and a generous helping of shaved chocolate. (via Dalia’s Kitchen)

12. Candy Bar Cake: This indulgent cake doesn’t stop at just toffee. Twix and Rolos, along with a Snickers-inspired nougat layer, are invited along for the ride as well. (via Brit + Co.)

Hazelnut Praline Chocolate Truffle Slice

13. Hazelnut Praline Chocolate Truffle Slice: Reminiscent of a homemade Toblerone, slices of this decadent dessert are sure to disappear quickly. (via Edible Society)

Pumpkin Toffee Cookies with Salted Caramel Glaze

14. Pumpkin Toffee Cookies with Salted Caramel Glaze: Pumpkin — it’s not just for fall anymore. Put a can to use in these toffee-boosted cookies topped with a tempting salted-caramel glaze. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

Bourbon Toffee Popcorn

15. Bourbon Toffee Popcorn: Hello, new-addiction-spiked-with-a-splash-of-bourbon. It’s nice to meet you. (via Bran Appetit)

Sticky Toffee Ebelskivers

16. Sticky Toffee Ebelskivers: These filled pancakes are meant for dessert, but we say eat them whenever you’d like. Find the recipe for sticky toffee sauce here. (via Scribd)

Caramel Toffee Crunch Cheesecake

17. Caramel Toffee Crunch Cheesecake: We love that toffee is featured in both the crust and the topping of this creamy caramel cheesecake. (via Yammie’s Noshery)

Toffee Blondies

18. Toffee Blondies: Buttery blondies are the perfect pairing for toffee — the flavors are totally complementary! (via Just a Taste)

Chocolate Toffee Waffles

19. Chocolate Toffee Waffles: Using frozen Belgian waffles makes these treats super quick and easy to prepare. (via Better Recipes)

20. Boozy Peppermint Toffee: How pretty would these be with red, white, and pink M&Ms for Valentine’s day?! Make this spirited toffee year-round by swapping out red and green with another seasonal assortment. (via Brit + Co.)

Which confection is the winner in your book — caramel or toffee? Let us know in the comments!