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