Microwave Caramels
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup Light Karo Syrup (not dark-doesn't set right)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup SWEETENED CONDENSED milk
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • Buttered 8x8 baking dish
  1. Melt butter in large microwave bowl.
  2. Stir in Karo syrup, both sugars and sweetened condensed milk.
  3. Mix until dissolved.
  4. Microwave on high 3-1/2 minutes.
  5. Stir down and scrape sides of bowl.
  6. Microwave on high 3-1/2 minutes. (this will be soft-ball stage).
  7. Stir in vanilla and nuts (if you add them at all).
  8. Pour into buttered dish and refrigerate until set.
  9. Cut into square and wrap each in wax paper. Enjoy!
I really don't remember where I got this recipe....But it is delicious and so rich and chewy ...You'll love it!