Creamy Chocolate Caramels

Creamy Chocolate Caramels

Enjoy these creamy candies made using chocolate and nuts - perfect party dessert.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

2:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

64

candies

1/2
cup finely chopped nuts
2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
3/4
cup light corn syrup
2
ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  1. Grease bottom and sides of 8- or 9-inch square glass baking dish with butter. Spread nuts in pan. Heat remaining ingredients to boiling in heavy 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  2. Cook over medium heat 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 over nuts in pan. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  3. Cut candy into 1-inch squares. Wrap individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap. (Use metallic plastic wrap for a candy shop finish.) Store wrapped candies in airtight container.
Makes 64 candies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Caramel)
  • Calories 85
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 15mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.