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Chocolate Caramels

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients except vanilla extract in a heavy saucepan. Cover and boil for 5 minutes; uncover. Boil to firm-ball stage, 247 degrees F.
  2. Remove from heat. Add vanilla extract.
  3. Add 1 cup chopped nutmeats if desired.
  4. Pour into a buttered 10 x 6-inch pan.
  5. When cold, cut into 1-inch squares.
  6. Wrap in wax paper.