Caramel Frozen Yogurt

Today we made Caramel Frozen Yogurt!

16 oz nonfat plain yogurt, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk

Drain yogurt overnight in a fine mesh sieve suspended over a bowl, covered in plastic wrap. In the morning, discard liquid.

Caramel FroYo

In small saucepan, cook sweetened condensed milk over medium heat until golden, stirring constantly.

Caramel FroYo
Whisk into drained yogurt. Blend well.

Caramel FroYo

Caramel FroYo

Caramel FroYo

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Caramel FroYo

Chocolate Caramel Nut Bars

Today we made Chocolate Caramel Nut Bars!

Crust: 1/2C butter, 1/2C sugar, 1 egg, 1 1/4C flour

Filling: 1/2C butter, 2/3C brown sugar, 1/4C light corn syrup, 3/4C coarsely chopped, roasted, salted almonds; 3/4C coarsely chopped walnuts, 1C chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F. For crust: Beat butter with sugar.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Work in egg and flour.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Press into greased, square pan. Bake 15 minutes. For filling: In saucepan, mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup over medium heat, stirring frequently.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Boil 2 minutes without stirring.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Quickly stir in almonds and walnuts.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Spread over baked crust.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Bake 20 minutes or until brown and bubbling. Immediately spread on chocolate chips evenly. Gently press down. Loosen edges of bars with serrated knife. Cool.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Chill until of desired consistency. Cut into bars.

Choc Caramel Nut Bars

Praline Candy

Today we made Praline Candy!

1 C brown sugar, 1/2C sugar, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 2T butter, 3/4C sliced almonds, 4T corn syrup, 1C chocolate chips, another 1C chocolate chips– melted

Mix all ingredients except chocolate chips in saucepan over medium heat.

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Cook, stirring constantly, until candy thermometer reaches 235F.

Praline Candy

Remove from heat. Spread 1C chocolate chips on foil-lined cookie sheet. Spread praline on top of chips.

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Praline Candy

Melt chocolate chips and spread on praline. Chill. Break into pieces.

Praline Candy

Caramel Pear Ice Milk

Today I made Caramel Pear Ice Milk!

3 medium pears, peeled and cored, 1/2C sugar, 14 oz fat-free sweetened condensed milk

Dice pears into 1/2″ pieces. Distribute sugar evenly in heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat, until sugar turns a deep amber. Do not stir. Add pears. Caramel will clump together. Continue cooking another 10 minutes, stirring occasionallly. Sugar will re-caramelize. Be careful not to get burned. Remove from heat. Stir in milk. Blend well with heat-resistant spatula. Turn into souffle dish. Cool 20 minutes. Freeze 3 hours or until of desired solidity.

Caramel Pear Ice Milk