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maple-nut-pumpkin candies

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Kimi Gaines
orlando, FL

I found this recipe in the October issue of Family circle, Wanted to get it out there for Fall and Holiday get together's.

(5 ratings)
yield 36 squares
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For maple-nut-pumpkin candies

  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    maples syrup
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    solid packed pumpkin
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    walnuts, toasted and chopped

How To Make maple-nut-pumpkin candies

  • 1
    Line an 8x8 inch metal pan with parchment paper. Spray paper with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a medium pot, combine sugars, maple syrup,butter, pumpkin, cream and pumpkin spice over medium heat. Stir until butter is melted and all ingredients are combined. Bring to a simmer and cook 12 minutes or until temperature reaches 238 degrees on a candy thermometer. Stir in walnuts.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into lined pan. Cool 1 hour on the counter. Cool an additional 1 hr in fridge. Slice into 36 squares.

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