4-Ingredient Melt-in-Your-Mouth Homemade Caramels Recipe Just in Time for the Holidays by Annette Jett

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2 months ago
4-Ingredient Melt-in-Your-Mouth Homemade Caramels Recipe Just in Time for the Holidays

Homemade caramels are a perfect bite of sweet goodness. This easy caramel candy recipe is really easy to make and is the perfect holiday food gift.

To use this as a sauce, melt a half sheet of the finished caramels with 1 to 2 cups heavy cream and whisk over low heat. Use it over cakesice cream or your favorite desserts.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes (approximately)
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • nuts (optional)

Here's how you make it:

  1. To a heavy saucepan, add the brown sugar and butter. Stir constantly over medium heat until melted. 
  2. Add the corn syrup and sweetened condensed milk. Cook, stirring, until temperature reaches 238 degrees F (use a candy thermometer).
  3. Pour mixture onto a buttered cookie sheet. Cool and cut into desired sizes.
  4. To add nuts, line the pan with some chopped nuts before you pour.

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Donna John
Yum, Annette Jett! My daughter loves caramel. Plan to make her a batch soon!
Tiffany Zook
Can you substitute maple syrup instead of using corn syrup?
JuanAb
My favorite sweets are milk.
Chef Gigi
I'm so making this. But by the time I get around to wrapping them they might all be in my belly!

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