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Caramel Nut Candy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Caramels 14 Ounce (Unwrapped)
  Chopped nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

Butter 9-inch square baking dish.
Set aside.
In 2-quart measure, combine sugar, milk and butter.
Microwave at High for 2 minutes.
Stir until butter melts.
Insert microwave candy thermometer.
Microwave at High for 3 to 4 1/2 minutes, or until thermometer registers 234°F (soft ball stage).
Syrup forms a soft ball which flattens when removed from cold water.
Remove thermometer.
Carefully add caramels.
Microwave at High for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until caramels melt and can be stirred smooth.
Stir in nuts.
Spread mixture evenly into prepared dish.
Chill until cool and set, about 3 hours.
Cut into small squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
180 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1888 Calories from Fat 618

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.9%

Saturated Fat 24.8 g124.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.1 mg26%

Sodium 695.8 mg29%

Total Carbohydrates 314 g104.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%

Sugars 283.8 g

Protein 22 g44.1%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 40.1% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Caramel Nut Candy Recipe