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Easy Chocolate Caramel Candy

Easy Chocolate Caramel Candy is simple to make & are a great gift for friends & neighbors. I warn you, they are addicting, you won't want to give them away.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, caramel, chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 48
Author Gina Kleinworth

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate crumbled
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream divided

Instructions

  • Line a 9X9 pan with parchment paper & spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large saucepan, bring sugar, corn syrup & chocolate to a boil over medium heat, stirring continuously until smooth.
  • Add 1/2 cup heavy cream & continue to stir constantly until a candy thermometer reads 234 degrees.
  • Add another 1/2 cup cream & bring back up to 234 degrees, still stirring constantly.
  • Add the remaining 1/2 cup of cream & this time cook until the temperature reaches 248 degrees.
  • Immediately pour the mixture into the prepared pan & refrigerate until firm
  • Use the parchment to lift the candy out of the pan.
  • Cut into 1-inch squares.
  • If you wish to wrap the individual pieces in waxed paper, you will need about 48 3x3 squares of wax paper to wrap & twist the ends.