This is now the only candy I make for the holidays. All others seem to be pale in comparison.

Caramels
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Servings
36 pieces
Servings
36 pieces
Caramels
Print Recipe
Servings
36 pieces
Servings
36 pieces
Ingredients
Servings: pieces
Instructions
  1. In a heavy 3 quart sauce pan, melt butter. Add sugar and mix until well blended. Stir in corn syrup; cook until sugar has dissolved; remove pan from heat. Stir in sweetened condensed milk' cook over medium heat, stirring gently and constantly until mixture reaches the soft ball stage (240°) on a candy thermometer, about 20- 30 minutes. Add vanilla.
  2. Pour hot mixture into buttered pan. Cool. Use a spatula to remove from pan. Cut into 36 caramel; wrap individually.
Recipe Notes

I think you can now buy decorative candy wrappers either on line or in specialty kitchen shops. I happen to love the waxed paper approach...so authentically homemade.

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2 Comments on Caramels

  1. Karen Jautaikis
    December 24, 2016 at 4:07 am (3 months ago)

    Oh my goodness, Lynette. I am never making these again (as I cross my fingers). These are the BEST caramels ever!! Best, best, best. Thank you for sharing your recipes, especially this one. Merry Christmas!

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    • thimbleberries
      December 24, 2016 at 5:12 am (3 months ago)

      I know…they are pretty addictive. Enjoy.
      Lynette

      Reply

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