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Creme Candy Recipe

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This recipe for Creme Candy, by , is from Everybody Eats: Recipes from the Hartshorn, Jackson, Gomer, and Atkins Families, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Jackson Hartshorn
Added: Wednesday, June 29, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pint whipping cream (2 cups)
1 1/3 cup white syrup
4 cups white sugar
5 oz. pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients in large heavy pan. ( I use my dutch oven) Then cook over low heat, very slowly. Cook until a little harder than soft ball stage, then beat until it loses its gloss. Pour out quickly before it hardens.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old candy recipe from the Jackson side of the family. I got this recipe from my Aunt Beth Wooster. I have found out that for every 1000 feet above sea level you need to drop candy recipes cooking by 2 degrees otherwise you get candy so hard you can hardly cut it.

 

 

 

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