Caramels II

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"Sugar, brown sugar, condensed milk and corn syrup are the ingredients in these caramels."

Ingredients 1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 39 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 39 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 10 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter a 9x13 inch dish.
  2. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, brown sugar, 1 cup condensed milk and corn syrup. Heat to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface. Pour in remaining milk. Heat, without stirring, to 250 to 265 degrees F (121 to 129 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a rigid ball. Pour into prepared pan. Let cool before cutting into 1 inch squares.
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PEJMO3
3/29/2005

I followed the directions to a tee and before i got to 250 degrees on my candy ther. the candy was burnt not to mention i have to soak my pot for it has atleast 1 inch of burnt candy stuck to it. If you read this do not make this caramel.

TESHAANNHEALD
12/23/2002

this recipe says, "heat without stirring, to 250 to 265 degrees F", and it burnt! Thanks for helping me waste about $7, and all that time!

TTOMME
12/24/2007

If I could give this recipe a negative star rating, I would! First it calls for a NOT stirring it, which makes absolutely no sense to me, although we did not stir it and it melted just fine. It also calls for a bunch of white sugar and barely any brown sugar so it comes out looking like a bunch of cooked grease. Ours did not set up, we followed directions exactly and ended up with a huge sticky mess to dump out. Guess I am going back to my old recipe for caramels....at least I know it works!