Salted Whiskey Caramels

Dona Amador

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@donaA2

Found this recipe and had to try it. They came out great.


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Serves:

makes 64 thin caramels

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

5 Tbsp
butter
1 c
heavy whipping cream
1/4 c
whiskey (i used jack daniels)
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
corn syrup, light
1/4 c
water
1 Tbsp
kosher salt, for sprinkling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line a 9-inch square pan with parchment or wax paper, allowing the paper to drape over the sides; spray lightly with cooking spray.
2
In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, whipping cream, whiskey, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boiling, stirring frenquently. Remove from heat; set aside.
3
In 3-quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup and water. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. DO NOT STIR. Boil until sugar turns a warm golden brown.
4
When sugar mixture is done, turn off the heat and slowly add the cream mixture to the sugar mixture. BE CAREFUL - it will violently bubble up. Cook over meduim-low heat for about 10 minutes, until mixture reaches 248 degrees F on a candy thermometer. Pour caramel into prepared pan; cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. kosher salt; cool completely.
5
Cut into squares; wrap individually in wax paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy