Sugared Pecan Halves Recipe

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Sugared Pecan Halves

donna clark


I like to make this and give out to co-workers or friends for the hoildays. It's not hard to make but really good to eat,

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about 4 cups


20 Min


Stove Top


1 1/2 c
1/2 c
orange juice
2 Tbsp
crisco butter flavor shortening
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
2 pkg
( 6 oz each ) pecan halves ( 4 cups )

Directions Step-By-Step

In a 2-quart saucepan combine sugar, orange juice, CRISCO shortening, corn syrup, cinnamon & cloves. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 240 on a candy thermometer. Stir in pecans. Pour onto greased baking sheet, spreading to a thin layer. Cook completely. Break to separate nuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids