Aunt Elizabeth's Caramels

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Recipe by juliec

This recipe was handed down from my mother-in-law, Alice. Passive working time is an estimate of cooling time. Preparation time is estimate of active cooking time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter a 9 x 13-inch pan.
  2. Combine all ingredients EXCEPT CREAM in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. As soon as mixture starts to boil, add the cream.
  4. Stir occasionally until a good firm soft ball.
  5. Pour into buttered pan.
  6. Cool. Cut into bite-sized squares.
  7. You can wrap individually or dip in chocolate.
  8. For variety, you can omit pecans, add walnuts, or 2 tablespoons cocoa.

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