Microwave Homemade Caramels

Donna Inman Recipe

By Donna Inman allidoiscook

"I always hated to make homemade caramels at Christmas because of how time consuming they are. I knew there had to be an easier way. I found it! now no more stirring forever and hoping they don't burn. Now if I could just find a shortcut to wrapping them."

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1 c
butter, melted
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2 c
brown sugar
1 c
light corn syrup
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
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Directions Step-By-Step

mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup together in large microwave safe bowl.
cook on high for 5 minutes. Blend in sweetened condensed milk and cook on high an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. remove from microwave and add vanilla, stirring until well mixed and smooth. Pour into buttered 9x13 pan. Cool well. Cut into small squares and wrap in wax paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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    Donna Inman allidoiscook - Oct 1, 2010
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    Lillian Russo Lilliancooks - Oct 1, 2010
    OMG!!! This is sooo dangerous because I would probably eat the whole bowl all by myself! But I'm saving this one anyway...I can't pass up an easy caramel recipe! I just made a recipe from here for microwave peanut brittle and I almost ate the whole thing myself! lol!
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    Gail Herbest Gaillee - Oct 1, 2010
    Caramel is my favorite, gonna have to make this soon!!!!
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    Lillian Russo Lilliancooks - Oct 1, 2010
    lol...speak of the devil! It was Gails peanut brittle recipe that I made recently! I think I need to make another batch! =D
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    Donna Inman allidoiscook - Oct 1, 2010
    I make the same peanut brittle every year!! so easy and YUMMY!!!
    So glad to have found this site through Facebook (and my husband said facebook was a waste of time)