Brown Sugar Pecan Candies

Brown Sugar Pecan Candies

"These sweet candies are similar to those served at Mexican restaurants in our area. The recipe comes from a cookbook put together by the staff of the school where I teach. --Barbara Windham, Houston, Texas"
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 60 servings

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  1. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugars, milk and corn syrup. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until a candy thermometer reads 238 degrees F (soft-ball stage).
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in marshmallows and butter until melted. Add pecans and vanilla; stir only until mixture begins to thicken. Quickly drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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These turned out great. I used 32 miniature marshmallows instead of 4 big ones, and ricemilk instead of condensed milk because of a milk allergy, but they still turned out. I made them in the ...

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I followed directions to a tee, but was unable to get the mixture out of the saucepan quickly enough and a lot of it set in the pan. So I wasted half the recipe. It was very difficult to work wi...

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These turned out great. I used 32 miniature marshmallows instead of 4 big ones, and ricemilk instead of condensed milk because of a milk allergy, but they still turned out. I made them in the ...

Tasty, did not look like the picture. There was way more candy than the nuts warranted. Next time I will add at least 50% more nuts.

This is the first time I have ever made these, my family could not get enough. Just like the ones in the mall.

I followed directions to a tee, but was unable to get the mixture out of the saucepan quickly enough and a lot of it set in the pan. So I wasted half the recipe. It was very difficult to work wi...

This recipe tasted really good, but wasnt the prettiest.

Very easy to make and they are delicious!!

The recipe is good, but not what I wanted (and certainly not what is in the picture. :( This is basically a pecan praline recipe, and is very tasty! I'm still searching. :)

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