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Caramel peanut nests dessert recipe
Caramel-peanut nests with a candy egg (1980)

These adorable little candy ‘nests’ are created to hold one perfect little ‘egg’ — also known as a peanut m&m. This vintage recipe could help make an adorable addition to an Easter basket!

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9 ways to use homemade caramel syrup (1919)

The flavor of homemade caramel syrup depends entirely on how hot the sugar has gotten before water was added. But when you get it right, you end up with an amazingly complex and sweet syrup to pour on desserts and use in a variety of ways. Here’s a look!

Coffee caramels (1971)

Coffee caramels recipe Cover each piece with clear plastic wrap for longer storage 1-1/2 cups light cream 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar