You'll love how easy these caramels are...so
will your family!
2 cups light corn syrup
1 (1-pound) box brown sugar (2 1/4 cups)
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup butter
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Line a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with
lightly buttered waxed paper or aluminum foil. Set aside.
Combine all ingredients, except nuts,
in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly,
and cook to the soft ball stage (240°F / 115°C) or until
a small amount dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that
flattens when removed from the water. Remove from heat and stir
Pour into prepared pan and let cool at
Invert pan; peel off waxed paper and cut
into small pieces.
Wrap pieces individually in waxed paper
or plastic wrap. Store in covered container at room temperature.
Makes about 3 pounds candy.
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