Walnut Caramels

1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup white corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Heat milk and set aside.

Cook syrup, sugar, and salt in a heavy 3 quart pan 10 minutes.Add butter and
cook 10 minutes stirring occasionally.

Stir in hot milk slowly, so mixture doesn’t stop boiling.

Cook and stir often until it reaches firm ball stage.(Use of thermometer is

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, almond extract, and nuts.

Pour in buttered 9" Pyrex pie plate.

When cold, cut in squares and wrap in waxed paper.