Category : Desserts
Author : Alice Pearl
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Date : 07/02/2001
1/2 lb butter 1 cup white sugar 1 cup dark brown sugar plus 1 tbsp full 1 cup dark karo syrup 2 half pints cream 2 cups canned evaporated milk 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 4 cups 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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Place in the freezer for an hour, or in a 350°F. oven for 20-30 minutes. (...)
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