Orange Pecans

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Total Time
13mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
3 mins

My grandmother always seemed to have these at her house when we were kids.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Combine sugar, cream of tartar, and orange juice in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring gently until sugar dissolves. Cover orange mixture, and cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan. Uncover and cook over medium heat to a soft ball stage (240F).
  2. Remove from heat, and beat with a wooden spoon just until mixture begins to thicken. stir in pecans and oranger ind. Working rapidly, drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper; let cool.