mom's mint chocolate fudge caramels(RESENS)

michelle 'FLAME' kelley

By
@flameswithinice

THIS WAS A PLEASANT MISTAKE AT FIRST. NOW ITS A FAMILY TRADITION. IF YOU LIKE CHOCOLATE MINTS AND HAVE EVER TASTED A "RESENS" CHOCOLATE CARAMEL YOU WILL ENJOY THESE LITTLE BEAUTIES. BUT BE WARE THIS MAKES FIVE POUNDS AND YOU HAVE TO HAND WRAP EACH AND EVERY ONE. LOL


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
50
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
white sugar
1/2 c
butter
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
3
squares each of both white and dark almond bark. broken and shaved for fast melting
1 tsp
vanilla
1
bag of mint chocolate chips
1 1/2
bags of marsh mellows

Step-By-Step

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1you will need the following: a 8 qt pan. a large wooden spoon with long handle, one 13 x 9 glass baking dish lined with tin foil and sprayed heavily with pam. a candy thermometer. several measuring cups

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2the key is to have everything you need before you start. because once you start you can not leave this unattended.

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3in large pot bring to boil sugar,milk,vanilla and butter. add marsh mellows and stir constantly at this point as to not burn. over medium to high heat. stir in almond bark and then mint chips. beat till smooth. bring temp to 240-250 on candy thermometer

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4the mix will be glossy

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5once between 240-250 pour in to prepared dish. allow to cool completely in fridge. will look like fudge. cut into strips of 1 inch wide then into cubes 1/2 inch. wrap in foil and put into caning jars or tin boxes for gifts.

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6i was able to get 5 quart size jars and a small zip bag out of this mix.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids