Caramel Squares


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla



Melt butter and sugar. Add salt and corn syrup. Slowly add milk. Heat to 245 degrees F (or hard ball stage). Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour into greased 9x9 inch pan. Cut into squares when cool and wrap each piece in plastic wrap.

By Robin from Washington, IA

August 14, 20070 found this helpful

recipe looks yummy. wud love to try it but i dont know wat "hard ball stage" means. can u explain plse?

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February 19, 20090 found this helpful

Hard ball stage is when you can put a drop of the boiling mixture into a cup/glass of ice water and the boiled mixture will form a hard ball. It's much easier if you just buy a candy thermometer and check the temp.

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