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Light Caramels

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (divided)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In 3-qt casserole, combine sugar, syrup, butter, 1 cup cream and salt.
Microwave at High 10 minutes, stirring twice.
Gradually stir in 3/4 cup cream.
Microwave 15 to 19 minutes, or until hard ball forms (250° F.) when small amount is dropped in cold water.
Stir every 3 or 4 minutes the first 15 minutes, then every 1 or 2 minutes. (When cooked, mixture will be caramel color.)
Stir in vanilla.
Pour into buttered foil-lined 8x8-in pan.
Let stand until firm.
Remove from pan.
Cut into 1 -in squares.
Wrap in plastic wrap.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Corn

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