Alice's Olympian Cream Chocolates

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by juliec

This recipe is handed down from my mother-in-law. It is my favorite Christmas candy.

Top Review by hedi777

Hi, I don not know what went wrong, maybe it was my mistake, but the micture became little bit lumpy, like grains of sand, dark brown and smelled like it was burned. And really sticky, more like bases of caramel!!! Did not work!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup cream
  • 2 teaspoons light Karo syrup or 2 teaspoons lily white syrup
  • Browned Sugar

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cold water
  • Finishing

  • dipping chocolate
  • finely chopped peanuts


  1. In heavy saucepan mix and boil sugar, cream, and light syrup.
  2. Meanwhile brown 1/2 cup sugar in saucepan. As it reaches a golden brown, add in cold water and immediately pour into sugar/cream mixture as it boils.
  3. Bring to soft ball stage.
  4. Pour out into buttered pan to cool.
  5. Beat with wooden paddles until mixture is light and airy. Put in a container, cover with plastic wrap and cool.
  6. When cool, form in small balls. Dip in chocolate and roll in chopped peanuts. Store in refrigerator.

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