Soft Caramels

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Betty from Iowa

Soft chewy caramel that melts in your mouth. Easy to make.

Top Review by Merlot

Wow, were these ever good. I had some time on my hands and decided to give these a try. Wonderful. It does take a while, but it is well worth it. Thanks for sharing, Betty from Iowa.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 34 cups white syrup
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 12 cup butter
  • 1 cup whipping cream (additional)


  1. Bring above ingredients to rolling boil in heavy saucepan
  2. Then slowly stir in 1 additional cup of whipping cream.
  3. Continue cooking, stirring often until candy thermometer reads 244 degrees.
  4. It takes a long time, so be patient as it is worth it.
  5. Then add nuts (if desired) and vanilla.
  6. Pour in 8x8 square pan and cool.
  7. When cool, cut and wrap in wax paper.

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