Holiday treats guide~soft caramels

A great giftable treat to add to your list is an old fashioned soft chewy caramel. These a a delicious buttery sweet candy that your friends, family and neighbors will love.

You’ll need a candy thermoeter and waxed paper for wrapping your caramels. And the recipe is below!

  • 1.5c butter
  • 1.5c granulated sugar
  • 1c corn syrup
  • 14oz evaporated milk
  • 1tsp vanilla

In a large sauce pan melt butter add sugar and corn syrup and bring to a boil. Slowly add evaporated milk stirring well. Clip thermometer to the pan and boil stirring occasionally until temp reaches 240°F. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour into a greased baking pan ad chill until firm. Cut into bite sized pieces and wrap in waxed paper! Mason jars are a great way to keep them fresh or to give as gifts!Enjoy!

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