Cocoa Caramels

Elegant, delicious, and incredibly easy to make.

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Cocoa Caramels
  1. ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge European Style Butter (salted)
  2. 1 ½ cups sugar
  3. 6 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  4. 1 cup light corn syrup
  5. 1 ⅓ cup (14 oz. can) sweetened condensed milk
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. 1

    Prepare a 9-inch square pan by lightly buttering it or lining with parchment paper.

  2. 2

    In heavy 2 to 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add sugar, cocoa powder, corn syrup and sweetened condensed milk, stirring constantly.

  3. 3

    Cook over medium heat stirring frequently to prevent scorching until the temperature of the mixture reaches 248°F (firm ball stage).

  4. 4

    Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

  5. 5

    When cool, turn candy out of pan and cut into 3/4” squares.

  6. 6

    Wrap individual pieces in 2 3/4-3” squares of nonstick aluminum foil or waxed paper.

  7. 7

    Store in an airtight container.

Source: Challenge Home Economist


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i just made these and they were so good!!!!!! thank you for the great recipe. im filling christmas baskets with these and will make them again.


shelly bobrowski

Look really easy to make. Will definitely make them and share with extended family!


san zibar

These are absolutely delicious!



Oh WOW! I have been looking for new recipes, to try. I'll be starting my Christmas Baking / Creating Tomorrow.. This is the 1st recipe I'll try.. Thanks!! They Look Amazing!


Jenn Oaks