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Blue Ribbon Creamy Caramels

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These creamy caramels are melt-in-your-mouth perfection! This recipe is an old family favorite!! My mom earned many blue ribbons through through the years at our local county fair!"
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1 h 20 m servings 192
Original recipe yields 25 servings (50 caramels)


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  1. Spray a large loaf pan or 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Stir white sugar, 3/4 cup cream, corn syrup, butter, vinegar, and salt together in a heavy pot; bring to a boil. Stir in remaining cream. Cook, stirring constantly, until caramel is 244 degrees F (117 degrees C), or until a small amount of caramel dropped into cold water forms a firm but pliable ball, 10 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool briefly.
  3. Stir walnuts and vanilla extract into caramel; pour caramel into prepared baking dish. Cool completely, at least 1 hour. Turn baking dish over onto a flat work surface to remove cooled caramel from dish; cut caramel into serving pieces.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute any nut for the chopped walnuts, if desired. Wrap finished caramels in cellophane candy wrappers, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 192 calories; 10.8 24.6 1 26 52 Full nutrition

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