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homemade Amish caramels

Homemade Amish Caramels

Easy and delicious Christmas confection!
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Amish


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  • Cook sugar, syrup, cream, salt, and butter to 250 degrees or until it forms a firm ball when dropped in cold water.
  • Add vanilla and stir.
  • Pour immediately into greased square pan. Cool.
  • Turn out of pan andcut into squares with sharp knife dipped in hot water. Wrap each piece in waxedpaper. Makes about 2 pounds
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