Hostess Caramels

Recipe by Keolani

My mom made this candy every year since way before I ever thought of being born. Now I make it so I can keep her with me now that she's gone. Takes a little patience but it's worth it.

Top Review by RITLOU2

I made this for a "cookie exchange" at Christmas. Everyone loved them. Very addictive. Easy to make. Wrapping them is a little time consuming, but worth it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, butter, corn syrup, and evaporated milk it a large heavy bottomed saucepan.
  2. Cook and stir on medium heat to firm ball stage.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and nuts.
  4. Pour into a well buttered 9x13 pan.
  5. When cool, cut into bite-sized pieces and individually wrap (I use squares of waxed paper and twist the ends.).
  6. These are also good dipped in chocolate.
  7. 60.

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