Chewy, homemade caramels are a special candy treat that everyone loves.
Recipe Ingredients:1 1/3 cups sweetened condensed milk
1 1/3 cups brown sugar, packed
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1 1/3 cups light corn syrup
1 1/3 cups butter or margarine
- Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with lightly buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
- Combine all ingredients in large heavy saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, to between soft ball and firm ball stage (approximately 250°F / 120°C).
- Pour into prepared pan and set aside to cool at room temperature.
- Remove candy from pan and peel away waxed paper or foil and cut into squares. Wrap pieces individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap.
Makes about 4 pounds.
Variation: Layer toasted chopped nuts on bottom of pan and pour caramel mixture over.