Posted On December 24, 2010

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1 cup gran. sugar

3/4 cup corn syrup

1/4 lb. Butter or marg.

1/2 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup more evaporated milk

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup broken walnuts or brazil nuts, optional

Combine sugar, corn syrup, butter and 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Stir over medium heat to combine and melt sugar. Cook to 220 deg. on candy thermometer and then add the other 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Cook, stirring rapidly, to 260 deg. Pour over oiled slab and cool. Cut into 3/4 inch squares. Wrap in waxed paper.

If you wish to add nuts, place the nuts in pan and pour hot caramel over them and mix tog. quickly. Scrape out on oiled slab.