Caramels Recipe

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Debra Russell


I just found this in a cookbook. I thought since it is candy season ;I am going to share this.Going to cook some now and I will let you know how it goes!

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5 Min
40 Min


2 cups sugar
½ cup butter or margarine
2 cups whipping (heavy) cream
¾ cup light corn syrup

How to Make Caramels


  • 1Grease bottom and sides of square baking dish 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches, with butter.
  • 2Heat all ingredients to boiling in heavy 3 quart saucepan over medium heat ,stirring constantly.
    Cook about 35 minutes, stirring frequently to 245 on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into cup of very cold water forms a firm ball that holds its shape until pressed.
    Immediately spread in baking dish. Cool completely ,about 2 hours.
  • 3Cut into 1 inch squares. Wrap individually with wax paper or plastic wrap. Store in air tight container.

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About Caramels

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy