1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
3 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground espresso powder or instant coffee granules
1 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
To make cleaning of candy making utensils easy, place them in the saucepan used to make caramels and fill with hot water. Bring the water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until hardened candy is dissolved. Wash the saucepan and utensils in hot soapy water.