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Caramels Recipe

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This recipe for Caramels, by , is from The Seigel Family Cookbook Project July 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Stewart
Added: Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c butter
1 lb. brown sugar (2 1/4 cups)
dash salt
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 c light corn syrup
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter in heavy 3-qt. pan. Add sugar, salt & cream of tartar. Stir thoroughly, then add corn syrup. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Cook & stir over medium heat to soft ball stage, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat,stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9"x9"x2" pan. Cool and cut into squares. Wrap individually in waxed paper.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came via Grandma Stewart, who in turn got it from her mother-in-law.

 

 

 

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