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Collins Family Closely Guarded Caramel Recipe

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“This recipe was my Gramma Collins'... passed down to my Dad...and then to me. It WAS closely guarded, until I posted it here to share with other family members. Caramel making was an annual event that we now share with our kids.”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
36 squares
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Combine sugar, corn syrup and butter in a heavy pan. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add 1/2 of cream and continue to heat, stirring often until it comes to a boil. Add remainng cream slowly, and let boil. Continue stirring and boiling until firm ball forms in cold water (takes a while -- maybe 20 minutes). Stir in vanilla and nuts and pour in buttered 8x8 pan. Cool completely, and then cut into squares and wrap in squares of wax paper. (Cut a couple until you make sure they're the right size -- ).

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