Orange Sugared Pecans

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Theresa Thunderbird

Everyone will eat these but the handfuls.

Top Review by Brenda K Miller

These were somewhat tasty. They're a lot like orangy-flavored pecan pralines.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, water and orange juice concentrate.
  2. Cook over medium high heat, without stirring, until candy thermometer read 238 soft ball stage.
  3. Remove from the heat, stir in pecans and orange peel.
  4. Beat with a spoon until mixture thickens and loses its gloss, about 2 minutes.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper to harden.
  6. Store in an airtight container.

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