Sugared Pecan Halves

Sugared Pecan Halves

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donna clark

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I like to make this and give out to co-workers or friends for the hoildays. It's not hard to make but really good to eat,

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
about 4 cups
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    crisco butter flavor shortening
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 2 pkg
    ( 6 oz each ) pecan halves ( 4 cups )

How to Make Sugared Pecan Halves

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan combine sugar, orange juice, CRISCO shortening, corn syrup, cinnamon & cloves. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 240 on a candy thermometer. Stir in pecans. Pour onto greased baking sheet, spreading to a thin layer. Cook completely. Break to separate nuts.

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About Sugared Pecan Halves

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



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