Sugared Pecans

June 28, 2014 § Leave a comment

Sugared Pecans

SugaredPecans-TennesseeFood1 cup, sugar
¼ teaspoon, salt
6 tablespoons, milk
2 teaspoons, grated orange zest
1 teaspoon, vanilla
2 cups, pecan halves

Combine sugar, salt, milk and orange zest in heavy saucepan. Cook, stirring often, until mixture reaches 238° degrees on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and blend in vanilla and nuts. Stir until nuts are thoroughly coated and it looks very grainy. Turn out onto waxed paper and separate each nut. Cool! Store in airtight containers.

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