Sunday, November 25, 2007

Black Cat Caramels (for Halloween)

1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 c. sugar
1 c. butter
¼ t. salt
1 ½ c. white Karo Syrup
2 t. Anise extract
1 t. black paste food coloring

Mix together in a heavy sauce pan and melt the milk, sugar, butter, salt, and syrup until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
Continue cooking to soft ball stage.
Take off heat and add anise extract and coloring.
Pour into a buttered 9x12 pan.
Let cool overnight.
Cut into squares and wrap in wax paper.