maple nut pumpkin candies

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By Pamela Dapice
from Springfield, OH

From Family Circle magazine

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serves 36
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For maple nut pumpkin candies

  • 1 c
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1/2 c
    heavy 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 baking pan with parchment paper. Spray paper with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a medium pot, combine sugars, maple syrup, butter, pumpkin, cream, pumpkin pie spice and salt over medium heat. Stir until butter is melted and all ingredients are combined. Bring to a simmer and cook 10 to 12 minutes or until temperature reaches 238 degrees on a candy thermometer. Stir in walnuts.
  • 3
    Pour mixture into lined baking pan. Cool 1 hour on the counter, then refrigerate an additional 1 hour. Slice into 36 squares.

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