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Creamy pecan candy dipped in chocolate.

Alice Pearl

Serves/Makes:24 pieces or more

  • 1/2 lb (.2 kg).butter
  • 1 cup (225 ml) white sugar
  • 1 cup (225 ml) dark brown sugar plus 1 tbsp (15 ml) full
  • 1 cup (225 ml) dark karo syrup
  • 2 half pints cream
  • 2 cups (475 ml) canned evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
  • 4 cups (950 ml) chopped pecans (not to small)
  • 1 package dipping chocolate melts
  • Bring the first 7 ingredients to a hard boil.
  • Boil for 40 minutes or until hard ball stage.
  • Pour in the vanilla and the pecans.
  • Mix well.
  • Pour into a square pan and let stand for 24 hours.
  • Cut into bite size squares.
  • Dip into melted chocolate melts.
We fix this candy at Christmas time. Everyone loves them. We can't ever make enough.

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