Here is as incredibly easy recipe for candied pecans - perfect for gift-giving or Christmas party dessert treats.
cups granulated sugar
cup packed brown sugar
cup butter, cut into pieces
tablespoons corn syrup
cups pecan halves, toasted
Line 15x10-inch pan with sides with waxed paper. In heavy 3-quart saucepan, stir together granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, milk and corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 7 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, to 234°F on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into a cup of very cold water forms a ball that flattens when removed from water.
Remove from heat; vigorously stir in pecans. Spoon mixture into pan, spreading in even layer. Let stand 20 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.
This candy can be frozen in a resealable freezer plastic bag up to 1 month.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.