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Pecan Delights Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Gates
Added: Sunday, September 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1 c. butter or margarine
1 c. light corn syrup
1/8 tsp. salt
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 lb whole pecans
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips
1 c. milk chocolate chips
2 tsp. shortening

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, combine the first four ingredients. Cook over medium heat until all sugar is dissolved. Gradually add milw and mix well. Continue cooking until candy thermometer reads 248 (firm-ball stage). Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla until blended. Fold in the pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Chill until firm. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl or double boiler. Drizzle over each cluster. Cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Test your candy thermometer before each use. Bring water to a boil; the candy thermometer should read 212 degrees.

 

 

 

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