Panocha (Pan-new-chi)

Panocha (pan-new-chi) Recipe

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Karen Smith


Every Christmas that I can remember, my mom made this candy. Its extremely rich but oh-so-good! I think she said it was an italian candy recipe.


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Approx. 24 pieces
1 Hr
1 Hr


  • 2 1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or marg.
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    pecans chopped

How to Make Panocha (Pan-new-chi)


  1. Combine sugar, salt, corn syrup, butter and milk; cook on low heat till sugar dissolves to softball stage (238 degrees). Cool at room temperature, without stirring, till lukewarm (110 degrees).
  2. Add Vanilla and beat until mixture holds its shape. Add nuts.
  3. Quickly spread into a butter greased plate. Cool at room temperature. Cut into squares. Makes approximately 24 pieces.

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About Panocha (Pan-new-chi)

Course/Dish: Candies
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Hoilday

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