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Candy - Caramels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Trisha Fegan

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
1 lb. light brown sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup light corn syrup
1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium size heavy saucepan melt butter. Stir in sugar and salt; then add corn syrup and mix well. Stir in milk. Stirring continuously, cook to 245 degrees*. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour into a buttered 9x13 inch Pyrex pan. When cooled cut into bite size pieces and wrap in wax paper squares (about 4x6 in.). Makes about 75 pieces.
*245 degrees is the recommended temperature, for softer caramels I cook to 241 degrees.

Microwave directions: Combine all ingredients (except vanilla) in a 4 qt. microwave safe bowl. Cook on high for about 15-17 minutes (245 degrees), stirring every 3 minutes. Add vanilla, pour into 9x13 pan, etc.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
75 pieces

 

 

 

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