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From Miami County Locally Grown
<p>For our Sorghum Festival, we wanted to have a new sample for people to try using the sorghum, in addition to our chewy cookies that are always a hit. My mom actually played around with her caramel recipe until she came up with these chews, which we told her she perfected with flying colors!! They are <span class="caps">VERY</span> soft and chewy, with a distinct, sweet and tangy flavor.</p>Source: A friend's family caramel recipe my mom altered to use our sorghum (Entered by Lee Ruff)
Serves: 48-60 chews (variable depending how small or large you wanted to cut the pieces)
1 cup butter
2 1/4 cup cane sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sorghum syrgup
1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
Step by Step Instructions
- Melt butter in heavy, large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add sugar and salt, stirring until completely dissolved.
- Add sorghum and sweetened condensed milk, stirring over medium heat until firm ball stage (245-250 degrees)
- Pour into a buttered 9x13" pan (Or put parchment paper into a 9x13" pan with extra paper hanging over both ends. Butter the parchment and pour caramels into pan on paper). Cool completely.
- Cut into squares and wrap in wax paper.
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