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Betty Crocker Caramels

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“These are the best caramels that I have ever had!!! (They are soft caramels, not the hard, chewy kind!) This recipe is posted here so I don't misplace it!”
READY IN:
2hrs 50mins
YIELD:
64 candies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease bottom and sides of square baking dish, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches, with butter.
  2. Heat all ingredients to boiling in heavy 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook about 35 minutes, stirring frequently, to just under (about 3 degrees)soft ball on a candy thermometer.
  4. For chewier caramels, cook until soft ball.
  5. Immediately pour/spread in baking dish.
  6. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  7. Cut into 8 X 8 rows (or desired size), using kitchen scissors or sharp knife.
  8. Wrap individually in waxed paper or plastic wrap.
  9. Store wrapped candies in airtight container at room temperature.

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