Nana’s Christmas Salty Caramels

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Sweet annd salty, you can’t eat just one!


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • kosher salt


  1. Line an 8 in.square pan with foil and butter the foil.
  2. Put sugar, syrup and 1/2 cup cream in pan and cook until it forms a soft ball when tried in cold water. Stir constantly.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of cream and boil until mixture will again form a softball in cold water.
  4. Add remainder of cream and cook until mixture makes a firm ball when tried in cold water.
  5. Add vanilla. Pour into foil lined buttered pan.
  6. Sprinkle the top with kosher salt.
  7. Cool, cut in squares and wrap in parchment paper.
  8. For chocolate caramels, use the preceding recipe and add three squares of chocolate with the last half cup of cream.