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G-Grandma T's Chocolate Caramels Recipe

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This recipe for G-Grandma T's Chocolate Caramels, by , is from The Thompson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marthalou Thompson
Added: Sunday, September 14, 2008


1 c. white sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. white Karo
1/2 c. cream
1 stick butter
1 oz. chocolate
1/8 t. salt
1 t. vanilla

Place all ingredients except vanilla in heavy saucepan. Do not stir. Cover and boil 5 minutes. Uncover, let boil to hard ball (240-247). Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour in buttered 10 x 6" pan. When cold, cut in squares and wrap in waxed paper.

Butterscotch Caramels:
Use all brown sugar and omit chocolate.

Cinnamon Caramels:
Use all white sugar, 1 t. cinnamon oil and 1 t. red food coloring.




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