HOME MADE CARAMELS

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Peggi Anne Tebben

By
@cookiequeen

I made candies & cookies & small loaves of flavored breads for Christmas boxes & gave them away. I always made what I call Turtle Eggs & this is the caramel I used in them.
Turtle Eggs are turtles that I chop the pecans up in & form them in a Tupperware deviled egg container to look like eggs.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 2 1/2 #

Ingredients

1 cup butter or margarine
16 oz. brown sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup light corn syrup
1 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

How to Make HOME MADE CARAMELS

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt butter in a heavy saucepan.
  • 2Add brown sugar and salt.
  • 3Stir until thoroughly combined.
  • 4Stir in corn syrup and mix well.
  • 5Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.
  • 6Cook and stir over medium heat until candy reaches firm ball stage or 245° on candy thermometer. About 12 to 15 min.
  • 7Remove from heat, stir in vanilla.
  • 8Pour into a buttered 9 inch square pan.
  • 9Cool and cut into squares.
  • 10May also use to make Turtles or Millionaires candy.

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About HOME MADE CARAMELS

Course/Dish: Candies