2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar packed
1 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup butter
3 ounces Unsweetened Chocolate Buttons
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup of coarsly chopped nuts (optional)
Place all ingredients except vanilla extract and nuts in a heavy saucepan. Cover and boil for 5 minutes; uncover. Boil to firm-ball stage, 247° F.
Remove from heat. Add vanilla extract. Add 3/4 cup chopped nuts if desired. Pour into a buttered 8X8 inch pan. Don't scrape the pot. When cold, cut into squares. Wrap in waxed paper. Makes 36 nice sized caramels.
Compliments of Euphoria Chocolate Company