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Creamy Chocolate Caramels

Creamy Chocolate Caramels
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 64

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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

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