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I make these for my friends and co-workers and they just marvel over them. I used to buy caramel squares in my town's little restaurant on my way home from school as a kid, and I think I have come up with a recipe that is just as great as those were!
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • • 1 cup butter or oleo
  • • 2 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • • dash of salt
  • • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • In a heavy 3-qt. saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and milk; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir constantly until mixture reaches 248° (firm-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, about 30-40 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x13 pan to cool thoroughly. Cut into small squares and wrap in saran wrap or press n seal wrap

Directions

In a heavy 3-qt. saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and milk; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir constantly until mixture reaches 248° (firm-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, about 30-40 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x13 pan to cool thoroughly. Cut into small squares and wrap in saran wrap or press n seal wrap Yield: serves 10
Notes: These are my most asked for recipe!

  • • 1 cup butter or oleo
  • • 2 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • • dash of salt
  • • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • In a heavy 3-qt. saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and milk; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir constantly until mixture reaches 248° (firm-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, about 30-40 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x13 pan to cool thoroughly. Cut into small squares and wrap in saran wrap or press n seal wrap
  1. In a heavy 3-qt. saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and milk; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir constantly until mixture reaches 248° (firm-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, about 30-40 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into buttered 9x13 pan to cool thoroughly. Cut into small squares and wrap in saran wrap or press n seal wrap Yield: serves 10
Notes: These are my most asked for recipe!

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