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old fashioned caramels

Recipe by
Sheree Hyde
Fremont, OH

Ingredients For old fashioned caramels

  • 2.5 Tbsp
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    condensed milk
  • 4
    chocolate, unsweetened squares
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    nuts, chopped

How To Make old fashioned caramels

  • 1
    Melt the butter, add the sugar, molasses and the milk and bring to a boil.
  • 2
    Cut the chocolate in small pieces and add, stirring constantly until the chocolate is melted. Boil until the caramel forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water.
  • 3
    Add the extract and the nuts and pour into a greased pan. Cool a little and when fairly firm, cut in squares.

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