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SPICED PECANS Recipe

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This recipe for SPICED PECANS, by , is from The Minor Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dottie Glaser
Added: Thursday, April 28, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
3/4 tsp.salt
1/4 tsp.Allspice
1 tsp Vanilla
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
Simmer all the above until 200 degrees F. for 5 minutes.
Add quickly 1 pound pecans to the above mixture.
Mix until mixture becomes crystalized.
Pour on buttered foil -separate.

NOTE : Use a candy thermometer as time and temperature are very critical in making this recipe turn out correctly. After liquid gets to the 200 degree temperature, stir constantly until mixture begins to string.

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Personal Notes:
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