Homemade chocolate covered caramel candies
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 32
  • Preparation Time: 25
  • 1 c butter
  • 2 c wildflower honey
  • 2 c whipping cream
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 2 t vanilla extract
  • 2 packages semi sweet chocolate chips
DIRECTIONS
  1. line an 8x8 pan with nonstick foil
  2. Melt butter in a medium, heavy saucepan
  3. Add honey, cream, and brown sugar, mix well
  4. Cook over medium high heat until mixture boils
  5. Reduce heat to medium and maintain boil, stirring frequently for about 45 minutes or until candy thermometer registers 255 to 260 degrees
  6. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, let cool slightly and pour into pan
  7. Let cool completely in refrigerator - then lift out foil
  8. Cut caramels into rectangles with a very sharp knife
  9. Melt chocolate over double boiler, making sure to heat slowly and stirring frequently so that chocolate barely melts
  10. Using a fork, dip caramel into chocolate, covering completely, and set back on non-stick foil
  11. Let cool, and try not to eat them all yourself!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I love caramels and have been playing with making them for a while. I still can't make caramel sauce, but have been able to make these candies.