sugared pecan halves
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salt lake city, UT
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,
Ingredients For sugared pecan halves
1 1/2 csugar
1/2 corange juice
2 Tbspcrisco butter flavor shortening
2 Tbsplight corn syrup
1/2 tspground cinnamon
1/4 tspground cloves
2 pkg( 6 oz each ) pecan halves ( 4 cups )
How To Make sugared pecan halves
1In 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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