Vanilla Caramels

Vanilla Caramels

Community Classics .
Edited on Aug 06, 2007

These are the best tasting caramels ever. I like to make them around the holidays. Everyone likes them and they are great to add here and there on cookie trays. My family always askked me to make them and I had to do it while they were in school, wrap them before they got home and hid them till school was out for the holidays. They always seemed to find them though.


2 cups sugar
2 cups while corn syrup
1 can Cartnation Evaporated milk ( regular size)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 pound butter ( you can use margarine)
1 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla


Cook all ingredients, except vanilla and nuts, to medium ball stage, not hard, or 242 degrees on candy thermometer. Stir constantly. Remove from burner, add vanilla and chopped pecans. Pour onto buttered cookie sheet with sides. Let cool. Turn out of pan onto cutting board, cut6 with kitchen shears. Wrap in waxed paper. Store in airtight container for no longer than two weeks.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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