Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Melt in your mouth recipe

Melt in the Mouth Caramels:
(Makes about 2 1/2 pounds)  You can cut it in half!

1 cup butter or margarine

1 pound brown sugar

Dash salt

1 cup light corn syrup

1 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

-Melt butter in a heavy saucepan. Add brown sugar and salt. Stir until thoroughly combined. Stir in corn syrup and mix well. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.

-Cook and stir over medium heat until candy reaches firm ball stage. 245 on candy thermometer. about 12 to 15 min.

-Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Pour into a buttered 9 inch square pan. Cool and cut into squares.

*Recipe from a 1974 cookbook
http://oldrecipebook.com/caramels.shtml


Note:  We cut the pieces with scissors and wrapped each piece in wax paper.

2 comments:

Wylie said...

Love these!!!

Robin said...

Thank you! These sound wonderful as does the toffee!

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