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Caramels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marcia Gevelinger Bastian
Added: Tuesday, June 12, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar, 1 cup packed brown sugar (I use half of each type), 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup milk, 1 cup light corn syrup, 1 cup butter, 4 tsp. vanilla.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients but vanilla and cook to 248 (using a candy thermometer) watching very carefully. Take off heat and add vanilla. Pour into well-buttered pan, 8x8x2 inches. Chill in refrigerator until set. Cut in 3/4 inch squares at room temperature. If desired, remove from pan for cutting on board. Wrap in wax paper or Saran wrap. Keep indefinitely refrigerated.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When there's lots of time, we've wrapped these in plastic wrap and tied with red and green ribbons for Christmas. Elly McGraw Chybowski made the best caramels ever!

 

 

 

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