It’s Holiday Baking and Gift Giving Season – let Watkins help you make it fun, easy and unique!
1 cup butter
2 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
14 ounce sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon Watkins Double Strength Vanilla
Butter 9 x 9 inch pan. In a heavy 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, salt and corn syrup. Mix well. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium heat until candy thermometer reaches 245 F. Remove from heat immediately and stir in Vanilla. (At this point, you could add some chopped nuts if you desire). Pour into buttered pan. Cool. Cut into 90 to 100 pieces, wrap in caramel wrappers. Be creative, try different Watkins extracts!
1 package soda crackers
1 teaspoon Watkins Caramel Extract
1 3/4 cups brown sugar
1 cup sliced almonds
1 pound butter (not margarine)
2 cups chocolate chips
1 teaspoon Watkins Double Strength Vanilla Extract
Spray the bottom of a cookie sheet with Watkins Cooking Spray. Cover with layer of soda crackers. In a saucepan, heat brown sugar and butter. Bring to a rolling boil and add extracts. Boil for 4 – 5 minutes, stirring constantly to avoid burning. Remove from heat; stir in almonds. Pour mixture over cracker base. Cook at 350 F for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over top. Place back in oven for another 15 minutes. Let cool, lthen cut into squares. Freezes well.