sugared pecan halves

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a recipe by
donna clark
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,

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serves about 4 cups
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sugared pecan halves

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 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

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    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.