Joanie's Vanilla Caramels

Joanie Baker


I use this recipe when I make my wonderful Gourmet Apples!!


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1 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 c
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How to Make Joanie's Vanilla Caramels


  1. Cook the first 5 ingredients together, stirring constantly until dissolved.
  2. Cook slow until temperature is 248* or mixture forms a firm ball when dropped in cold water.
  3. Remove from heat and add butter, salt, and vanilla- mix well
  4. Pour into greased or buttered pan, cool (about 3 hours) invert onto wooden board and cut into squares. OR Leave caramel in pan and dip apples, pretzels or anything else you would like!

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Course/Dish: Candies

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