Chocolate Covered Caramels By Sallye Recipe

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CHOCOLATE COVERED CARAMELS BY SALLYE

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

If you like chocolate and you like caramel, this is a good combination of the two for the sweet tooth in us.

The only downer to this recipe is that it needs constant attention while cooking, so no multi-tasking possible!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 lb
brown sugar (yes-- 1#)
1 c
light corn syrup
dash(es)
salt
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp
vanilla
12 oz
milk or dark chocolate morsels

Step-By-Step

1Generously butter a 9" square baking dish and set aside
2In a heavy saucepan (I use a cast iron skillet) melt butter over medium heat stirring constantly with wooden spoon

Add sugar and salt and stir until completely mixed

Add corn syrup

Continuing to stir, slowly add milk

STIR CONSTANTLY over medium heat until candy thermometer reaches 245ยบ
3Remove from heat, add vanilla

Pour into greased pan and cool completely
4Once cooled, cut into squares using sharp knife or kitchen shears

Line cookie sheet or large serving platter with parchment or wax paper

Melt chocolate in double boiler according to package direction

Dip each piece of caramel into the chocolate and place on parchment paper

Allow to set completely before wrapping or serving.
5Makes a festive presentation if individually wrapped in colored plastic wrap.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern