Walnut Caramels

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Walnut Caramels
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 3 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups light corn syrup
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups chopped walnuts
Combine sugar, corn syrup, butter and milk in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture boils. Continue cooking to 248°, stirring now and then to prevent scorching. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and walnuts. Pour into parchment lined 9-inch square pan. Let set for half a day. Cut into squares and wrap in confectionary waxed paper or plastic wrap.

Recipe and image taken with permission from Autumn Carpenter's Book, All About Candy Making. All rights reserved.

Clear Vanilla (2 oz.) Extract
Clear Vanilla (2 oz.) Extract
Unit: 2 fl. oz. bottle
Professional Candy Thermometer
Professional Candy Thermometer
Unit: 1
Half Sheet Parchment Paper Liners
Half Sheet Parchment Paper Lin...
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