Holiday Honey Caramels
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 30
  • 2 cups pure honey
  • 1 cup butter (no substitutions)
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Finely chopped almonds, optional
  1. Line bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with plastic wrap; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in medium-sized heavy saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add honey, cream and brown sugar; mix well.
  4. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to boil, stirring frequently.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and continue boiling, stirring frequently, until candy thermometer registers 250 degrees F to 255 degrees F, about 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; pour into prepared pan.
  7. Let cool completely in refrigerator before cutting into small caramel squares with a very sharp knife.
  8. Dip tops in chopped nuts, if desired.
  9. Wrap each candy individually in clear plastic wrap.
  10. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 month. Caramels will be soft at room temperature and firm if kept chilled.
Makes 30 caramels
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