Homemade Caramels

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Homemade Caramels

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Homemade caramels wrapped in wax paper

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48
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    Description

    There's nothing like a soft and chewy caramel during the holiday season.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 48
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    1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    2 ¼ c.Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    dash(es)Hy-Vee salt
    1 c.Hy-Vee light corn syrup
    1(14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract

    Things To Grab

    • Large saucepan
    • Whisk
    • Candy thermometer
    • 9x13-inch baking pan

    Directions

    1. Melt butter; add brown sugar and salt in a large saucepan. Mix well; stir in light corn syrup. Gradually add condensed milk, stirring constantly.

    2. Cook and stir over medium heat until candy reaches firm-ball stage (245 degrees), approximately 12 to 15 minutes.

    3. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x13-inch pan. Cool until firm and cut with a sharp buttered knife.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    120 Calories per serving
    1 caramel

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4.5g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 45mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 2%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2007.