Meja (sallye)

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From The Lone Star Legacy Cookbook.


★★★★★ 2 votes

yield 16 pcs
Stove Top


  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    blanched, slivered almonds
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    white corn syrup
  • 4
    plain hershey bars (not king size)
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans

How to Make MEJA (SALLYE)


  1. Melt butter in a cast iron skillet.

    Add almonds, sugar, water and corn syrup

    Cook on high flame, stirring constantly
  2. Have some dark brown sugar sitting on the cabinet

    Cook candy until it is one shade darker than the sugar sitting on cabinet
  3. Immediately pour and spread on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper

    Break chocolate bars on top of hot candy and spread over candy

    Sprinkle with pecans
  4. Cool and break into pieces and enjoy

Printable Recipe Card


Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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