Aunt Mabel’s Caramels

Aunt Mabel’s Caramels


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups Karo syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups thick cream


  • Boil sugar, syrup and salt, stirring occasionally.
  • When syrup is very thick add butter, and gradually add 2 cups cream (don’t stop boiling and stirring while adding cream or will curdle).
  • Cook to firm ball stage, add nuts and/or coconut.
  • Pour in buttered 2 qt. pan to harden. When cool cut and wrap in plastic wrap.

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