Caramels

Caramels

Melt-in-your-mouth, rich and smooth homemade caramels--there’s nothing like them.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:55

Hrs:Mins

Makes

64

candies

2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
3/4
cup light corn syrup
  1. Grease bottom and sides of square baking dish, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches, with butter.
  2. Heat all ingredients to boiling in heavy 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook about 35 minutes, stirring frequently, to 245°F on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into cup of very cold water forms a firm ball that holds its shape until pressed. Immediately spread in baking dish. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  3. Cut into 8 rows by 8 rows, using kitchen scissors or sharp knife. Wrap individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap. Store wrapped candies in airtight container at room temperature.
Makes 64 candies
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Cut little rectangles of waxed paper ahead of time, so when you're ready to wrap, you're ready to go!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Candy)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 10 mg;
  • Sodium 15 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.