Rich Chocolate Caramels
brown sugar, firmly packed
unsweetened chocolate squares
butter, cut in small pieces
How to Make Rich Chocolate Caramels
1Place sugars, corn syrup, half and half and chocolate in large heavy saucepan.
2Bring to boil, stirring to melt chocolate and dissolve sugar.
3Reduce heat to moderate and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until syrup reaches 248 on candy thermometer (firm-ball stage).
5Quickly stir in butter and vanilla just until blended and butter melts.
6Pour into well-greased 8x8x2" pan.
7Cool; cut in small squares.
8If desired, top each square with pecan half or almond slivers.
9Wrap individually in plastic wrap or foil.
10Store in cool, dry place.
11Makes about 1-1/2 pounds.
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