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Homemade Caramels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kay Durham

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C sugar
1 C brown Sugar
1 C karo
1 Can sweet condensed milk
1/4 C evaporated Milk
1/2 C butter
1 tsp vanilla
walnuts (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
NEVER DOUBLE!
Mix all ingredients in a pot except the vanilla and cook to firm ball.

Two ways to find out if your candy is done. Use a candy thermometer or the old fashioned way. Cup of cold water, drip in a bit of your candy and if you can roll it into a firm ball it's done)

When done, stir in the vanilla.

Poor the caramel into a buttered baking sheet. Let cool, then you can cut into any size or shape you like.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has been handed down from my Mom's side of the family going back 5 generations. The first was written and salvaged from a scrap piece of paper. This is by far the best recipe I have ever used.

 

 

 

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