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sugared pecan halves

(1 rating)
Recipe by
donna clark
salt lake city, UT

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,

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sugared pecan halves

  • 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 )

How To Make sugared pecan halves

  • 1
    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.