Price per pound Available in 1 lb. block = approx. 60 caramelsMerckens Vanilla Melting Caramel. If you have not tried this caramel...it is a must! This is our most popular melting caramel, and you need not unwrap the little caramels...like we used to! It is so quick and easy...and the flavour is absolutely the best! Check out your recipes for melting caramel, and Presto! ... here you go! Hint: melt very slowly, as this caramel burns easily.