Pecan Caramels ("Glorias")

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 43 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 8 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 10 (2-ounce) candies
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Ingredients

VM0402H 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk

2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup pecans, roughly chopped

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a medium nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add the condensed milk and vanilla and stir to combine. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture turns to a light caramel color (240 degrees F on a candy thermometer), about 25 minutes. Turn off the heat and incorporate the pecans. Let cool for about 8 minutes. Roll into 2-ounce pieces and wrap with parchment paper.

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