Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Salted Golden Caramel Bars
This recipe was found in the September 2010 Country Living Magazine:
8 cups puffed rice cereal
3/4 cup corn syrup
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 TBS unsalted butter
1 tsp sea salt
1-1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, melted
Vegetable oil, for greasing dishes
Liberally oil a large mixing bowl and a 9x13 baking dish. Place cereal in bowl and set it and dish aside.
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine corn syrup, condensed milk, sugars, butter, and sea salt. Allow mixture to come to a boil while stirring continuously, until a light golden brown, 5-6 minutes.
Remove mixture from heat, stir in vanilla, and immediately pour over cereal. Stir to completely mix, and then evenly spread in prepared baking pan.
Set aside to let cool, about 45 minutes. Invert and release from pan. Drizzle with melted chcolate and refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Cut into 15 bars.