Homemade Caramels

Candy 385
Homemade Caramels
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  • Difficulty: medium

My mother-in-law Dolores B. made this candy every Christmas.
Makes 2 pounds.



  1. Butter a 13 x 9 inch pan. Set aside.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup and 1 cup cream in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Slowly stir in remaining cream. Cook over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 250 (hard-ball stage), stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from the heat; add butter and vanilla, mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Cool.
  5. Remove from pan and cut into 1 inch squares. Wrap individually in wax paper, twist ends.

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