If it's the Holidays we are making mom's caramels.
1 can Eagle Brand Milk
1.5 C. Light Karo Syrup
2 C. Sugar
1 cube Butter
1 cube imperial margarine
pinch of salt
1 tsp. Vanilla - add last right before you remove from heat.
1. Combine ingredients and slow cook to medium ball stage (about 1 hour). Stir constantly.
Do the ice water drop test to confirm. Test with candy thermometer - Temperature approx 230.
Add vanilla. Remove from heat and pour into a buttered 8x8 glass pan.
Let set for 1 day and cut into squares and package in was paper.