Orange Caramels

"This is a great, different caramel recipe that I've had forever. I make these for my Christmas boxes, rolled in toasted coconut, and they are always a favorite."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 5mins
Ingredients:
6
Yields:
64 1inch suares
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ingredients

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directions

  • Butter an 8" square pan and set aside Combine first 4 ingredients in a heavy 4qt saucepan.
  • Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, to 248F (firm ball).
  • Stir in cream and butter.
  • This will lower the temperature.
  • Continue cooking and stirring constantly to 245F.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Allow to stand at room temperature overnight.
  • If you wish to add nuts, you can stir them in right before pouring or spread them in the pan before you pour in the caramel.
  • These are good with cashews.
  • They're also great rolled in toasted coconut.

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Reviews

  1. These were wonderful, rave reviews from everyone who tried them. I cut them into cubes and rolled in a quality cocoa, them wrapped in squares of parchment.
     
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