Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Directions

  1. Place pecans in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; heat in a 250¿ F.
  2. oven 5 minutes.
  3. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat; stir in corn syrup and half the sugar.
  4. Bring to boil, stirring constantly then boil without stirring 5 minutes.
  5. Pour syrup over nuts, stirring constantly to coat evenly.
  6. Bake in 250 F.
  7. oven 1 hour, stirring several times.
  8. Sprinkle nuts with remaining 1/4 cup sugar, tossing to coat evenly; immediately spread out on greased cookie sheets to cool.
  9. Quickly separate into individual pecan halves; cool.
  10. Store in tightly covered container.

Reviews

(6)
Most Helpful

I made these a few days ahead for a New Year's Eve party. They didn't last through the night. I had to make another batch, this time I doubledthe recipe!

Magnolia J December 28, 2009

This recipe is very easy to follow and turns out a premium dessert that everyone raves about. You cannot eat just one!

Mike's Kitchen November 21, 2008

For a little more flavor try... 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1 1/2 cups walnut halves 2 tablespoons unsalted sweet cream butter 1/8 cup light corn syrup 1/8 cup pure maple syrup 1/8 cup clover honey 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/8 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract a pinch of finely grated orange or tangerine rind, optional 6 servings 1 hour 10 minutes 10 mins prep Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees F. Spread nuts out on a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; (making sure non over lap) Heat in a 250 degrees F. oven for 5 minutes. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat; Stir in corn syrup, maple syrup, honey, half the sugars, orange juice and spices. Bring to boil, stirring constantly then boil without stirring 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla and orange rind. Pour syrup over nuts, stirring constantly to coat evenly. Bake in 250 F. oven 1 hour, stirring several times. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. Sprinkle nuts with remaining 1/4 cup sugar, tossing to coat evenly; immediately spread out on greased cookie sheets. Quickly separate individual halves. Let cool. Store in tightly covered container.

Chef Insomnia March 06, 2005

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