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Sara Zook's Candy Coated Pecans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Martha Wolf Ginn
Added: Tuesday, February 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 c. sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
Butter sides of heavy 1-qt. saucepan. In it mix sugars and sour cream. Stir until sugars melt. Cook to soft ball stage (236). Add vanilla; beat until mixture begins to thicken. Add pecan halves; stir until well coated. Turn out on greased cookie sheet. Separate into individual pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of the treats which Sara had prepared for us when we visited them in Houston in about 1977. They are delicious!!

 

 

 

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