Line a 9x9 inch pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a saucepan, combine butter, cream, vanilla, whiskey and salt. Stirring frequently, bring the mixture to a boil. Remove from the heat and set aside.
In a large saucepan, mix together the sugar, corn syrup and water. Boil on the stove over medium-high heat. Do not stir.