Panocha (Pan-new-chi)

Panocha (pan-new-chi) Recipe

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Karen Smith

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@Magilione

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
Approx. 24 pieces
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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

How to Make Panocha (Pan-new-chi)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 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).
  • 2Add Vanilla and beat until mixture holds its shape. Add nuts.
  • 3Quickly 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