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December 07, 2021
Happy December! I can’t believe 2021 is already coming to a close! I will keep this blog short and sweet since I know we’re in the midst of the crazy holiday season and I don’t know about y'all, but over here WE. ARE. BUSY!
I have been wanting to share this super tasty Caramel Recipe with you - it’s straight from my Grandma’s church cookbook and it’s one of my favorites! You’ll only need 6 ingredients (you probably already have most of them in your pantry) and with this recipe you’ll have around 60 caramels ready to be enjoyed in no time!
Helpful tip: before you start, make sure you have plenty of time (you’ll be standing and stirring for a while!) and you have all the ingredients pre-measured and the flour and sweetened condensed milk mixed together.
Church Cookbook Christmas Caramels
1/2 lb. butter or oleo
2 c. light corn syrup
2 c. Sugar
2 (15 oz.) cans sweetened milk
1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
In a heavy pan, melt butter or oleo. Add corn syrup and sugar. Boil for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Add 1 1/2 cans of sweetened condensed milk. Mix flour thoroughly with remaining milk, then add to corn syrup-sugar mixture. Boil until mixture darkens and forms a medium-hard ball (240°).
Stir constantly or the mixture will stick.
Add vanilla and pour into a buttered 9×13×2 inch pan. Allow to cool.
Cut into 1 inch pieces with a sharp knife. Wrap pieces in small squares of waxed paper or 5 x 5 inch cellophane sheets found here.
Makes about 5 dozen pieces.
Try pairing with these items for the perfect gift!
While these caramels are perfect for enjoying with your guests around the holidays, they can also make a great gift! Here are a few things that you can pair them with!
You can put our caramels in this cute glass milk bottle that you can find here! And then you can add a kitchen towel from our friend Regan at Doe A Deer, plus one of our 8 oz holiday candles, and then finish it off with an engraved gift tag from our friend Emily at R+M Wood Shop!
If you have a mother-in-law who is hard to shop for, she will definitely love this thoughtful gift idea!
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Who’s ready to spoil their mom for Mother’s Day?! This year, we have two adorable gift sets, curated for moms everywhere. I’m a big fan of meaningful gift sets that are easy to put together, yet still very thoughtful. The candles in these gift sets were inspired by traditions with my own mom that you may also share with yours!