Basic Caramels Recipe

Ingredients & Tools

  • 1 Cup Butter

  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla

  • Pinch of Salt

  • 2 1/4 Cups Brown Sugar

  • 1 Cup Light Corn Syrup

  • 1 14-ounce Can of Condensed Milk



In a heavy saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the sugar and salt, then add the corn syrup. Mix well. Add sweetened condensed milk, stirring constantly. Continue and cook to 248°. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour into parchment lined 8-inch square pan. Let set for approx. 12 hours. Wrap in confectionary wax paper or plastic wrap.