Microwave Homemade Caramels

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

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Donna Inman Recipe
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Champaign, IL (pop. 81,055)
Member Since Oct 2010
Donna's notes for this recipe:
"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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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.

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user Donna Inman allidoiscook - Oct 1, 2010
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user 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!
user Gail Herbest Gaillee - Oct 1, 2010
Caramel is my favorite, gonna have to make this soon!!!!
user 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
user Donna Inman allidoiscook - Oct 1, 2010
I make the same peanut brittle every year!! so easy and YUMMY!!!
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