Elegant, delicious, and incredibly easy to make. These treats are packed with
the chewy goodness you'd expect from caramel, but they offer the sweet comfort and
familiar flavor of a homemade pumpkin pie. Enjoy them individually or melt and drizzle
some over fresh-picked apples for an unforgettable caramel apple experience.
1/2 cup (1 stick) Challenge Butter (salted)
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup light corn syrup
1 1/3 cups (14 ounce can) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup 100% pumpkin puree
Prepare a 9-inch square pan by lightly buttering it or lining with parchment
In heavy 2 to 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add sugar
and spices: thoroughly blend.
Add corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk and pumpkin, stirring well after
Continue to cook over medium heat stirring frequently to prevent scorching
until the temperature of the mixture reaches 248 degrees F (firm ball stage).
Remove from heat and pour mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
When cool, turn candy out of pan and cut into 3/4-inch squares.
Wrap individual pieces in 2 3/4 to 3-inch squares of nonstick aluminum foil
or wax paper.
Store in an airtight container.
One teaspoon pumpkin pie spice could be substituted for cinnamon, ground ginger
and ground allspice.
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