Orange Pecans

Orange Pecans Recipe

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Janis McRae


With pecans being so plentiful in South Lousiana, good cooks find all kinds of ways to use them. Sugared pecans with different flavors are a tasty way to utilize this plentiful crop.

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1 large
orange, juice and rind
1 c
1 qt
pecan halves


1Squeeze orange and reserve juice in a heavy sauce pan. Grate rind and add to juice.
2Add sugar and bring to a rolling boil.
3Add nuts gradually, stirring contantly until sugar is absorbed.
4Remove from heat and continues to stir until nuts separate. Turn out onto waxed paper to dry.

About Orange Pecans

Course/Dish: Nuts