• 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tbls white syrup
  • 4 tbls Butter
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla or rum flavoring


  • Stir sugar, water and syrup over medium heat until it boils.
  • Wash down sugar crystals.
  • Sir in butter, when boils again, slowly (take 5 minutes) add milk – stirring constantly.
  • Cook and stir until batch reaches desired firmness.
  • Add salt and flavoring, pour into lightly buttered pan.
  • For turtles, cook to softball, drop onto nuts. Dip upside down in chocolate.
  • For special cookies – use small butter cookies, dip in caramel, nuts, and chocolate. Delicious on apples.

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