Soft Caramels

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 168
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 29.8
  • Total Fat: 1.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.8 mg
  • Sodium: 4.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

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Number of Servings: 168


    2 cups sugar
    1 cup light corn syrup
    12 tbsp. butter
    1 can sweetened condensed milk
    cup water
    1 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. vanilla bean paste, vanilla extract, or one vanilla bean, split and scraped
    12 oz. nuts (I used half pecans and half walnuts), toasted and chopped


In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, corn syrup, butter, sweetened condensed milk, water, and vanilla bean paste. Stirring often, cook this mixture until it reaches 245 degrees F.

Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the salt and chopped nuts. Pour the caramel into the buttered pan and cool completely (about 2 hours).
Cut into small squares and wrap each in wax paper.

Serving Size: Makes abou 14 dozen candies

Number of Servings: 168

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BANANAFISH711.

TAGS:  Desserts |

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