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Caramels With Nuts Recipe

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This recipe for Caramels With Nuts, by , is from The Hanus Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sandy Hanus
Added: Tuesday, November 13, 2007


1 c. heavy cream
1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
dash salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 T. butter
3/4 c. corn syrup
1/2 chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Mix the heavy cream and milk together. Take 3/4 c. cream mixture, sugars, corn syrup and salt and mix together. Bring to a boil over med. heat stirring to dissolve the sugars Set candy thermometer in the pan and cook to 234 (soft ball stage) stirring occasionally.

Slowly stir in the remaining 3/4 c. cream mixture so the syrup mixture continues to boil. Cook, stirring occasionally to 244 (firm ball stage). Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, nuts,and butter. Pour into a buttered loaf pan. Cool at room temperature.

Turn out onto a board and with a knife dipped in hot water, cut into squares. Store in a cool dry place.




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