One of the greatest things about this recipe is that you can use it to make a caramel syrup which is delicious on ice creme or cook it a little longer to create caramel candies.
What you will need for the World's Greatest Caramels:
1 Stick of butter
8 ounces brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 can sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp. vanilla
Medium sized pot
Spoon - preferably wood, but metal will work
Buttered serving dish or pan
Step 1: Butter and Brown Sugar
Add the brown sugar and bring to a rolling boil
Step 2: Corn Syrup and Sweetened Condensed Milk
Remove from heat and mix in the sweetened condensed milk.
Step 3: Boil
Place the candy thermometer in the caramel and cook to desired temperature stirring often.
For a caramel syrup cook to 220°F
For a firmer caramel candies cook to 240°F
Once the desired temperature is reached remove thermometer and remove the pot from the heat.
Stir in vanilla
Step 4: Caramel Time!