.No Fail Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce

My no fail homemade caramel sauce recipe is a keeper.  It is super easy to make and requires no thermometer!

½  c butter
1 1/4 c brown sugar
2/3 c evaporated milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp sea. salt or to taste (optional for salted caramel)

1. Place butter and brown sugar into a medium sauce pan and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
2.  Let boil for 5 to 7 minutes.
3. Carefully add in evaporated milk and stir to fully combine.  Bring to boil and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Remove from heat and add in vanilla and sea salt (optional). Stir to combine.
5. Let cool for 10-15 minutes and then pour into air tight containers.  Can be stored in fridge for 2 – 2.5 weeks